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How to avoid a climate disaster : the solutions we have and the breakthroughs we need  Cover Image Book Book

How to avoid a climate disaster : the solutions we have and the breakthroughs we need

Gates, Bill 1955- (author.).


Summary: After more than a decade of studying climate change and investing in innovations to address the problems, Gates sets out a vision for how the world can build the tools it needs to get to zero greenhouse gas emissions. He explains why he is optimistic that the world can avoid the most dire effects of the climate crisis, and discusses how climate change can be addressed in meaningful ways. -- adapted from jacket

Item details

  • ISBN: 0735280444
  • ISBN: 9780735280441
  • ISBN: 9780385546140
  • ISBN: 0385546130
  • ISBN: 9780385546133
  • Physical Description: 257 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2021.
  • Badges:
    • Top Holds Over Last 5 Years: 4 / 5.0
    • Top Circs: 3 / 5.0
    • Most Copies: 3 / 5.0

Contents / Notes

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 -- Afterword: Climate change and COVID-19.
Subject: Climatic changes Prevention Technological innovations
Global warming Prevention Technological innovations
Greenhouse gases Environmental aspects
Environmental policy
SCIENCE / Global Warming & Climate Change
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Environmental / General
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Environmental Economics
Environmental policy
Greenhouse gases Environmental aspects

Currently available copies

  • 61 / 78 copies available at PINES (Show)
  • 2 / 3 copies available at Flint River Regional Library System (Show)
  • 0 / 1 copies available at Peachtree City Library


  • 5 current holds
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Flint River Regional Library System:
      Peachtree City Library
363.738 GATES
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