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How to avoid a climate disaster : the solutions we have and the breakthroughs we need / Bill Gates.

Gates, Bill, 1955- (author.).

Available copies

  • 11 of 12 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.

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0 current holds with 12 total copies.

Summary:

"Bill Gates has spent a decade investigating the causes and effect of climate change. With the help of experts in the fields of physics, chemistry, biology, engineering, political science, and finance, he has focused on what must be done in order to stop the planet's slide to certain environmental disaster. In this book, he not only explains why we need to work toward net-zero emissions of greenhouse gases, but also details what we need to do to achieve this profoundly important goal." --Provided by publisher.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library 363.73874 GAT 2021 (Text) 33892100723874 Adult New Books Book None 02/23/2021 Checked out 10/13/2021

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780385546133
  • ISBN: 0385546130
  • Physical Description: 257 pages : illustrations, charts ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2021.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"This is a Borzoi book" --Title page verso.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-246) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction: 51 billion to zero -- Why zero? -- This will be hard -- Five questions to ask in every climate conversation -- How we plug in -- How we make things -- How we grow things -- How we get around -- How we keep cool and stay warm -- Adapting to a warmer world -- Why government policies matter -- A plan for getting to zero -- What each of us can do.
Summary, etc.:
"Bill Gates has spent a decade investigating the causes and effect of climate change. With the help of experts in the fields of physics, chemistry, biology, engineering, political science, and finance, he has focused on what must be done in order to stop the planet's slide to certain environmental disaster. In this book, he not only explains why we need to work toward net-zero emissions of greenhouse gases, but also details what we need to do to achieve this profoundly important goal." --Provided by publisher.
Subject: Climatic changes > Prevention > Technological innovations.
Global warming > Prevention > Technological innovations.
Greenhouse gases > Environmental aspects.
Environmental policy.

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