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Author Shearer, Christine.

Title Kivalina : a climate change story / Christine Shearer.

Imprint Chicago, Ill. : Haymarket Books ; [St. Paul, Minn.] : Distributed to the trade by Consortium Book Sales and Distribution, 2011.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  979.87 Sh31k 2011    ---  Available
Description vii, 199 p. : ill., map ; 22 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Blueprint for denial -- Shaping legality -- Fossilized fuels and U.S. power -- Global what? -- The human face of global warming -- Relocation in a neoliberal state.
Summary "For the people of Kivalina, Alaska, the price of further climate change denial could be the complete devastation of their lives and culture. Their village must be relocated to survive, but neither the fossil fuel giants or the U.s. government are willing to take full responsibility."--P. [4] of cover.
Subject Kivalina (Alaska) -- Economic conditions.
Inupiat -- Relocation -- Alaska -- Kivalina.
Climatic changes -- Economic aspects -- Alaska -- Kivalina.
Environmental justice -- Alaska -- Kivalina.
Climate change mitigation -- Government policy -- United States.
ISBN 9781608461288 (alk. paper)
1608461289 (alk. paper)
Standard No. 40019708942

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