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Windfall

The Booming Business of Global Warming
Funk, McKenzie (Book - 2014 )
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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"--
Authors: Funk, McKenzie
Title: Windfall
the booming business of global warming
Publisher: New York :, The Penguin Press,, 2014.
Characteristics: 310 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates :,color illustrations ;,24 cm
Content Type: text
Media Type: unmediated
Carrier Type: volume
Contents: Part 1: 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 2: 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 3: The deluge. Great wall of India : what to do about the Bangladesh problem ; Seawalls for sale : why the Netherlands loves sea-level rise ; Better things for better living : climate genetics ; Problem solved : our geoengineered future
Epilogue: Magical thinking.
Summary: "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"--
Local Note: 6 15 29 35 53 74 76 112 118 133 138 172 210 216 244
Alternate Title: Wind fall
ISBN: 1594204012
9781594204012
Statement of Responsibility: McKenzie Funk
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Headings: Clean energy investment. Global warming Economic aspects. Entrepreneurship.
Topical Term: Clean energy investment.
Global warming
Entrepreneurship.
LCCN: 2013028118
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