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Author Lomborg, Bj©ırn, 1965- author.

Title False alarm : how climate change panic costs us trillions, hurts the poor, and fails to fix the planet / Bjorn Lomborg.

Edition First edition.
Publication Info. New York : Basic Books, 2020.
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Adult Nonfiction  363.73874 LOM    AVAILABLE
 Naper Blvd. Adult Nonfiction  363.73874 LOM    AVAILABLE
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Description vi, 307 pages : illustrations charts ; 25 cm
Contents Why do we get climate change so wrong? -- Measuring the future -- A fuller story on climate change -- Extreme weather or extreme exaggeration? -- What is global warming going to cost us? -- You can't fix climate change -- Why the Green Revolution isn't here yet -- Why the Paris Agreement is failing -- Pick a path: which future is best? -- How climate policy hurts the poor -- Carbon tax: the market-based solution -- Innovation: what is needed most -- Adaptation: simple but effective -- Geoengineering: a backup plan -- Prosperity: the other climate policy we need.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 249-292) and index.
Summary This book will convince you that everything you think about climate change is wrong - and points the way toward making the world a vastly better, if slightly warmer, place for us all.
Subject Climatic changes -- Government policy.
Global warming -- Government policy.
Economic development -- Environmental aspects.
ISBN 1541647467 (hardcover)
9781541647466 (hardcover)
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