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The Resource Windfall : the booming business of global warming, McKenzie Funk

Windfall : the booming business of global warming, McKenzie Funk

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Windfall : the booming business of global warming
Title
Windfall
Title remainder
the booming business of global warming
Statement of responsibility
McKenzie Funk
Title variation
Wind fall
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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"--
Summary
An award-winning journalist shares the stories of entrepreneurs who are realizing marketing opportunities associated with global warming, from Israeli artificial snow-makers and private firefighters in California to fund managers backing Sudanese warlords and the Dutch architects of floating cities
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10246685
Cataloging source
BT
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Funk, McKenzie
Dewey number
338.4
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Business & Economics / Green Business
  • Changement climatique
  • Aspects ⥣onomiques
  • Esprit d'entreprise
  • Affaires
  • D⥳astres naturels
  • Clean energy investment
  • Global warming
  • Global warming
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Entrepreneurship
Target audience
adult
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the booming business of global warming
Label
Windfall : the booming business of global warming, McKenzie Funk
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Contents
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
Control code
17340856
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
310 pages, [16] pages of plates
Isbn
9781594204012
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Other physical details
color illustrations
Label
Windfall : the booming business of global warming, McKenzie Funk
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Contents
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
Control code
17340856
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
310 pages, [16] pages of plates
Isbn
9781594204012
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Other physical details
color illustrations

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