Case Study: Global Warning

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The project was underwritten by His Excellency Maumoon Abdul Gayoom, then the president of the Maldives, who sent 1,000 copies of the VIP edition to all 193 heads of state and over 800 other influential figures around the world


Oct 2006; The book was launched at London City Hall and sold out in 5 weeks. It generated worldwide press worth in excess of £3million, and from this dakini launched itself into the climate change sphere.

A & C Black Guardian Books

A&C Black distributed the regular trade edition of the book through the Guardian books. This edition of the book is available to buy at

HSBC The British Council logo

Oct 2007; in partnership with HSBC and the British Council, dakini organised a summit on climate change in India, including a series of talks by prominent speakers, a workshop for journalists and a Q&A with the author, Paul Brown

Readers Digest LOGO

Nov 2007; an updated version of the book was published for the US market by Reader's Digest USA, with a foreword by Gerd Leipold, Executive Director Greenpeace International.

Jarrold Calendars LOGO

2009; Jarrold Calendars created a calendar for 2010 using text and images from Global Warning: Last Chance for Change.

This book is a clarion call to all

His Excellency Mr. Maumoon Abdul Gayoom, President of the Republic of Maldives.

This urgent and compelling book sets out the scale of the challenge and, crucially, what we can all do about it. It's a huge wake up call.

Stehen Tindale, Executive Director Greenpeace UK extremely readable and comprehensive treatment of climate change globally

Dr Rajendra K Pachuari, Chairman, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

Paul Brown has produced what may well be the best and most comprehensive book for the lay-reader on the climate crisis... It is the kind of coffee table book too important to be left on the coffee table

Elizabeth May, Green Party Leader, Green Party of Canada

This is a fine book.

Sir Nicholas Stern, Head of the Government Economics. Her Majesty's Government of United Kingdom