We're thrilled to announce the release of Mark Lynas' book, Nuclear 2.0: Why A Green Future Needs Nuclear Power. Mark Lynas contributed his considerable expertise in climate change to Pandora's Promise, which then inspired him to write this new book.
In Nuclear 2.0, Lynas, the former Climate Advisor to the President, Mohamed Nasheed of the Maldives, Posits nuclear energy as an essential solution to avoiding catastrophic global warming. Using the latest International energy research and data, the book explains that with wind and solar still providing only about one percent of global primary energy, to expect these renewables to deliver all the world's power in the near future is "dangerously delusional". An educational and illuminating book, Nuclear 2.0 is essential reading for those seeking a solutions-based shift in the conversation on climate change.
About the author
Mark Lynas is a highly regarded British author, journalist and environmental activist who focuses primarily on climate change. In 2004, he published High Tide: The Truth About Our Climate Crisis, where he reported on his visits to the world's climate change hot spots. His book Six Degrees: Our Future on a Hotter Planet won the prestigious Royal Society Prize for science writing, and has been translated into 22 languages. The National Geographic Channel made a documentary based on the book, called Six Degrees Could Change the World, which was voiced by Alec Baldwin and has been seen by tens of millions of people around the world.
The book is now available to download as a kindle single for $1.99 from Amazon here.