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Dr. Andrew Weaver, a professor at the University of Victoria and lead author on the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (the organisation that received, with Al Gore the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize) talks about his new book, Keeping Our Cool: Canada in a Warming World (Viking, 2008) with Joseph Planta.


Keeping Our Cool: Canada In a Warming World by Andrew Weaver. (Viking, 2008)

Click to buy this book from Amazon.ca: Keeping Our Cool


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Text of introduction by Joseph Planta:

I am Planta: On the Line. This is THECOMMENTARY.CA.

Joining me now is Andrew Weaver, a leading authority on climate change. He is the author of a new book, Keeping Our Cool: Canada In a Warming World. It is, according to David Suzuki, ‘a gripping narrative,’ and a ‘call to action. It is an accessible and comprehensive look at global warming with a view on Canada and climate change here. Andrew Weaver is a professor at the University of Victoria, where he is also the Canada Research Chair in Climate Modelling and Analysis in the School of Earth and Ocean Sciences. He is a lead author on the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, the organisation that received, with Al Gore, the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize. Dr. Weaver is also a Member of the Order of British Columbia. Keeping Our Cool is published by Viking and retails for $34.00. Please welcome to the Planta: On the Line program, Andrew Weaver; Good morning, Professor Weaver.


Weblinks:

United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change: http://www.ipcc.ch/

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