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An appeal to reason : a cool look at global warming

Author: Nigel Lawson
Publisher: New York : Overlook Duckworth. ©2008.
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The author argues that governments must consider both science and economics in the fight against global warming.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lawson, Nigel.
Appeal to reason.
New York : Overlook Duckworth. c2008
(OCoLC)768357575
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nigel Lawson
ISBN: 1590200845 9781590200841 9780715637869 071563786X
OCLC Number: 183267827
Description: x, 149 p. ; 20 cm.
Contents: The science--and the history --
The next hundred years : how warm? how bad? --
The importance of adaptation --
Apocalypse and Armageddon --
A global agreement? --
The cost of mitigation --
Discounting the future : ethics, risk, and uncertainty --
Summary and conclusion : a convenient religion.
Responsibility: Nigel Lawson.

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Examines the science, the economics, the politics, and the ethics of the global warming issue. This book outlines the form a rational response to global warming should take, and explains why the  Read more...

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'Only one senior political figure in Britain has dared stand apart from [the] stifling orthodoxy: Nigel Lawson' - The Telegraph. 'Elegantly written, thorough, entertaining and, above all, Read more...

 
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