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Cool it : the skeptical environmentalist's guide to global warming

Author: Bjørn Lomborg
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Argues that many of the elaborate actions being considered to stop global warming are too costly and will have little impact, and suggests that society's focus should be on such immediate concerns as fighting HIV/AIDS and maintaining a fresh water supply.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bjørn Lomborg
ISBN: 9780307266927 0307266923 9780307386526 030738652X
OCLC Number: 124074897
Description: x, 253 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Polar bears : today's canaries in the coal mine? --
It's getting hotter : the short story --
Global warming: our many worries --
The politics of global warming --
Conclusion: making our top priorities cool.
Responsibility: Bjorn Lomborg.
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Argues that many of the elaborate actions being considered to stop global warming are too costly and will have little impact, and suggests that society's focus should be on such immediate concerns as fighting HIV/AIDS and maintaining a fresh water supply.

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