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How to spend $50 billion to make the world a better place

Author: Bjørn Lomborg
Publisher: Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines the ten most serious challenges facing the world, including climate change, malnutrition and hunger, and communicable diseases, and discusses policy options to address each situation.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bjørn Lomborg
ISBN: 0521866790 9780521866798 0521685710 9780521685719
OCLC Number: 65187341
Notes: An abridged ed. of: Global crises, global solutions / edited by Bjørn Lomborg. 2004.
Includes index.
Description: xxi, 183 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Meeting the challenge of global warming / William R. Cline --
Climate change: opponents' views --
Communicable diseases / Anne Mills and Sam Shillcutt --
Communicable diseases: opponents' views --
Challenge of reducing the global incidence of civil war / Paul Collier and Anke Hoeffler --
Challenge of conflicts: opponents' views --
Toward a new consensus for addressing the global challenge of the lack of education / Lant Pritchett --
Challenge of lack of education: opponents' views --
Challenge of poor governance and corruption / Susan Rose-Ackerman --
Challenge of poor governance and corruption: opponents' views --
Hunger and malnutrition / Jere R. Behrman, Harold Alderman, and John Hoddinott --
Hunger and malnutrition: opponents' views --
Population and migration / Philip Martin --
Population: migration: opponents' views --
Water challenge / Frank Rijsberman --
Water challenge: opponents' views --
Subsidies and trade barriers / Kym Anderson --
Subsidies and trade barriers: opponents' views.
Other Titles: Global crises, global solutions.
Responsibility: edited by Bjørn Lomborg.
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