BIG READ: The new politics of climate change
Global warming has made environmentalists of us all. Yet debate still rages over what is the best solution
London — A billionaire, a novelist and a professor all write a book about climate change.
That may sound like the start of a joke but it is not, especially for philanthropist Bill Gates and author Jonathan Franzen. Their books have come out just as Michael E Mann, one of the world’s best-known climate scientists, has published a book accusing each of abetting new forces of inactivism slowing efforts to tackle climate change...