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            The New New Zealand: Facing demographic disruption
              

            The New New Zealand: Facing demographic disruption (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Spoonley, Paul

            • RRP: $39.99
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            • Pub Date
              20 Aug 20

            This major new book by Distinguished Professor Paul Spoonley, New Zealand's preeminent commentator on population trends, looks at our rapidly growing and changing population and the demographic disruption it is already causing.

            ISBN 9780995122987
            Published NZ 20 Aug 2020
            Publisher Massey University Press
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            Apocalypse Never: Why Environmental Alarmism Hurts Us All
             

            Apocalypse Never: Why Environmental Alarmism Hurts Us All (Hardback)

            By Shellenberger, Michael

            • RRP: $65.00
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            • Pub Date
              7 Oct 20

            An environmental expert unleashes a scientific, fact-based broadside against eco-alarmism and the excesses of the left, arguing that climate change and other environmental problems are real but not apocalyptic and require practical, not radical, solutions. Many environmentalists ...claim the world as we know it will soon come to an end unless we radically change how we live our lives. They demand we stop eating meat, ban plastics, and significantly reduce how much we drive and fly. Climate change is real, says Michael Shellenberger in Apocalypse Never, but it's not the end of the world. It is not even our most serious environmental problem. Most environmental trends, including population, pollution, and resource use, are all going in the right direction. The left profits from hyping climate change as apocalypse while opposing obvious solutions. Schemes like The Green New Deal would transfer wealth to well-connected elites, raise energy costs, and hurt wildlife. Poverty, not prosperity, is the real enemy of the environment. We use can produce more food using less land and water, move from wood to coal to natural gas to nuclear, and safely capture and contain plastic waste. But all of that will require standing up to the eco-alarmism in the way of environmental protection.
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            ISBN 9780063001695
            Released NZ 7 Oct 2020
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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            The Future Earth: A Radical Vision for What's Possible in the Age of Warming
             

            The Future Earth: A Radical Vision for What's Possible in the Age of Warming (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Holthaus, Eric

            • RRP: $54.99
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            • Pub Date
              7 Oct 20

            The first hopeful book about climate change, The Future Earth shows readers how to reverse the short- and long-term effects of climate change over the next three decades. The basics of climate science are easy.

            ISBN 9780062883162
            Released NZ 7 Oct 2020
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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            Apocalypse Never: Why Environmental Alarmism Hurts Us All

            Apocalypse Never: Why Environmental Alarmism Hurts Us All (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Shellenberger, Michael

            • RRP: $39.99
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            Now a National Bestseller! Climate change is real but it's not the end of the world. It is not even our most serious environmental problem. Michael Shellenberger has been fighting for a greener planet for decades. He helped save the world's last unprotected redwoods. He co-create...d the predecessor to today's Green New Deal. And he led a successful effort by climate scientists and activists to keep nuclear plants operating, preventing a spike of emissions. But in 2019, as some claimed billions of people are going to die, contributing to rising anxiety, including among adolescents, Shellenberger decided that, as a lifelong environmental activist, leading energy expert, and father of a teenage daughter, he needed to speak out to separate science from fiction. Despite decades of news media attention, many remain ignorant of basic facts. Carbon emissions peaked and have been declining in most developed nations for over a decade. Deaths from extreme weather, even in poor nations, declined 80 percent over the last four decades. And the risk of Earth warming to very high temperatures is increasingly unlikely thanks to slowing population growth and abundant natural gas. Curiously, the people who are the most alarmist about the problems also tend to oppose the obvious solutions. What's really behind the rise of apocalyptic environmentalism There are powerful financial interests. There are desires for status and power. But most of all there is a desire among supposedly secular people for transcendence. This spiritual impulse can be natural and healthy. But in preaching fear without love, and guilt without redemption, the new religion is failing to satisfy our deepest psychological and existential needs.
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            ISBN 9780063074767
            Released NZ 3 Aug 2020
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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            Separated: Inside an American Tragedy
             

            Separated: Inside an American Tragedy (Hardback)

            By Soboroff, Jacob

            • RRP: $65.00
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            • Pub Date
              7 Oct 20

            A deeply reported, newsbreaking account the humanitarian crisis of our time by the journalist who has been at the center of the story: MSNBC correspondent Jacob Soboroff, winner of the 2019 Walter Cronkite Award, offers a chilling expose of the human cost of the Trump administrat...ion's border and immigration policies. --
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            ISBN 9780062992192
            Released NZ 7 Oct 2020
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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            Hiding in Plain Sight: The Invention of Donald Trump and the Erosion of America

            Hiding in Plain Sight: The Invention of Donald Trump and the Erosion of America (Hardback)

            By Kendzior, Sarah

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            Pulls back the veil on a history spanning decades, a history of an American autocrat in the making. In doing so, [Kendzior] reveals the inherent fragility of American democracy: how our continual loss of freedom, the rise of consolidated corruption, and the secrets behind a burge...oning autocratic United States have been hiding in plain sight for decades --
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            ISBN 9781250210715
            Released NZ 7 Apr 2020
            Publisher Flatiron Books
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide
             

            White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Anderson, Carol

            • RRP: $36.99
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            From the Civil War to our combustible present, White Rage reframes our continuing conversation about race, chronicling the powerful forces opposed to black progress in America--now in paperback with a new afterword by the author, acclaimed historian Carol Anderson.

            ISBN 9781632864130
            Released NZ 1 Oct 2017
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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            Julia Gillard: Unauthorised
             

            Julia Gillard: Unauthorised (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Wallace, Christine

            Young, determined and now the first woman to be elected Prime Minister of Australia, Julia Gillard is the highest achieving woman ever in the elite of Australia's political game. But what sets Gillard apart is a quality that transcends politics and is overwhelmingly evident in hi...gh achievers in male-dominated spheres.
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            ISBN 9781741758481
            Published NZ 1 Jun 2011
            Publisher Allen & Unwin
            Interest Age 14+ years
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            Crisis: One Central Bank Governor and the Global Financial Collapse. Updated edition
               

            Crisis: One Central Bank Governor and the Global Financial Collapse. Updated edition (Trade Paperback / Paperback, updated)

            By Bollard, Alan; With Gaitanos, Sarah

            • RRP: $34.99
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            Reserve Bank Governor Alan Bollard's bestselling Crisis was a first-hand account of the global financial meltdown. Two years on, this new edition of Crisis brings the story up to date. Crisis takes readers from the overheated markets of 2007, through the collapse of investment ba...nks and stressful times for numerous economies in 2008/9, and on to a fragile recovery around the world since 2010. In two new chapters for this edition, Bollard reveals how New Zealand is grappling with the impact of the US debt ceiling crisis, the current sovereign debt crises in Europe and the devastating effects of the Christchurch earthquakes. Bad news on the Reuters screen, emergency meetings and urgent decisions, making sure Christchurch has enough cash and ATMs: Crisis captures the drama of events as politicians, bankers and government officials struggle to deal with the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression. Dr Alan Bollard has been governor of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand since 2002. Author of a number of books, he has previously been Secretary to the Treasury, Chair of the Commerce Commission and Director of the New Zealand Institute of Economic Research. Sarah Gaitanos is an independent writer and oral historian.
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            ISBN 9781869407407
            Published NZ 21 Sep 2012
            Publisher Auckland University Press
            Interest Age 14+ years
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            The Economists' Hour: How the False Prophets of Free Markets Fractured Our Society
              

            The Economists' Hour: How the False Prophets of Free Markets Fractured Our Society (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Appelbaum, Binyamin

            • RRP: $37.99
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            After decades of pervasive influence over government policy, economists have done much to create the world in which we live. And yet, how well do they actually understand human behaviour? As the Western world turns against `experts', has their time come to an end?

            ISBN 9781509879144
            Released NZ 27 Aug 2019
            Publisher Pan Macmillan
            Interest Age 18+ years
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