GTA Climate Scientist’s Latest Book Reveals the History, Politics, Science and Solutions

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GTA Climate Scientist’s Latest Book Reveals the History, Politics, Science and Solutions to our

GLOBAL CLIMATE EMERGENCY.


Renewable energy is key: Solar energy and wind power lead the charge to end the climate crisis


[TORONTO, ONTARIO, DECEMBER 2019] Renewable energy specialist and climate change management expert, Dr. Martin Bush’s, latest book: Climate Change and Renewable Energy: How to End the Climate Crisis, sets out how the global emergency can be brought to a halt.

Global emissions of greenhouse gases generated from the combustion of fossil fuels continue to rise year after year. Only a rapid transition to clean zero-emission sources of energy, such as solar and wind, can flatline emissions and start to draw them down to the net zero-emission target that the majority of countries have set for 2050.

But there are powerful forces that are working to resist the global energy transition to renewable and inexhaustible sources of clean energy. The oil and gas industries and the petrochemical conglomerates have worked together for decades to spread disinformation and to manufacture uncertainty and doubt about the veracity of climate science. The capture of regulatory agencies by industry lobbyists has worked to reduce environmental protections and to ensure that the fossil fuel industries have unimpeded access to fragile wilderness regions. They continue to explore for oil and gas even though the science categorically tells us that most of the known fossil fuel resources must remain in the ground.

Bringing the climate crisis to an end requires strong and concerted international action. It’s still possible to avoid the worst-case scenarios predicted by all the major climate models. But we are rapidly running out of time.


Dr. Martin Bush is trained in chemical engineering, fuel technology, renewable energy, natural resources and protected area management. He has taught at the University of Waterloo, the University of Calgary, and the University of Florida. Dr. Bush has extensive experience in Africa and the Caribbean having led international programs in Mali, Guinea, Madagascar, Sudan, Egypt, Djibouti and Haiti. He has dedicated himself, sometimes under life-threatening conditions, to finding solutions to environmental crises. His first book: Climate Change Adaptation in Small Island Developing States was published in 2018. Dr. Bush is available for media interviews and can be reached via email at martin.bush@outlook.com or cell (1 647 323 8852). More biographical information can be found on his website: https://climatezone.org/ .


Dr. Bush lives in Markham, Ontario, Canada