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Windfall : the booming business of global warming

Author: McKenzie Funk
Publisher: New York, New York : Penguin Books, 2015. ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"An investigation into how entrepreneurial people and institutions around the globe are cashing in on the new world being created by global warming--and who will pay the price for it"--
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: McKenzie Funk
ISBN: 9780143126591 0143126598
OCLC Number: 881093152
Description: 310 pages, 16 unnumbered pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Part one. The melt. Cold rush : Canada defends the Northwest Passage ; Shell games : when an oil company believes in climate change ; Greenland rising : an independence movement heats up ; Father of invention : Israel saves the melting alps --
Part two. The drought. Too big to burn : public fires, private firefighters ; Uphill to money : where water runs when it runs out ; Farmland grab : Wall Street goes to south Sudan ; Green wall, black wall : Africa tries to keep the Sahara at bay, Europe tries to keep Africa at bay --
Part three. The deluge. Great wall of India : what to do about the Bangladesh problem ; Seawalls for sale : why Netherlands loves sea-level rise ; Better things for better living : climate genetics ; Problem solved : our geoengineered future --
Epilogue: magical thinking.
Responsibility: McKenzie Funk.

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"An investigation into how entrepreneurial people and institutions around the globe are cashing in on the new world being created by global warming--and who will pay the price for it"--

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