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Cool It The Skeptical Environmentalist"s Guide to Global Warming (Vintage) by Bjorn Lomborg

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Published by Vintage .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Science,
  • Environmental Studies,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Environmental Conservation & Protection - General,
  • Public Policy - Environmental Policy,
  • Science / Environmental Science,
  • Earth Sciences - General,
  • Environmental Science

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages272
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10353572M
ISBN 10030738652X
ISBN 109780307386526

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  From Al Gore to Kyoto, from sea level rise to fatal disease, Bjorn Lomborg tackles it all in his book Cool It: The Skeptical Environmentalists Guide to Global Warming. Having seen a preview for Lomborgs movie which spreads the message of his book, I /5. Cool It is slow to get traction, as it first lays the background of how controversial Lomborg's book is and how disliked Lomborg is among certain policymakers and academicians. It's only in the second half of Cool It that Lomborg finally delivers his own proposals about global warming, in lectures to students and in a series of interviews. And once he begins to unveil his suggestions, most of which he makes a /5().   Cool It: The Skeptical Environmentalist's Guide to Global Warming (Movie Tie-in Edition) out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 28 reviews. Bjørn Lomborg, an adjunct professor at Copenhagen Business School and author of The Skeptical Environmentalist, has written another well-researched : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group. Cool it Cool It is a groundbreaking book that transformed the debate about global warming by offering a fresh perspective based on human needs as well as environmental concerns. Sundance ward winning director Ondi Timoner filmed a documentary with the same name based on the book and following Bjorn Lomborg for almost a year.

“Cool It” () was written as a response to environmental activists who propagandize, exaggerate and use fear to create panic over climate risk. Lomborg exposes the fear-mongering for what it is and suggests a middle ground for dialogue (between extremism on both sides of the issue)/5().   Cool It is based upon the book of the same name and lectures by Bjorn Lomborg, the controversial author of The Skeptical Environmentalist. Award-winning filmmaker Ondi Timoner travels the world with Lomborg exploring the real facts and true science of global warming and its impact. Books'Cool. Harry Potter and the Philosophers Stone. Author: J. K. Rowling. Published Year: Young Adult Science Fiction. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. Author: J. K. Rowling. Published Year: Young Adult Science Fiction. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. He puts various aspects of climate change under cost - benefit analysis; putting a price on this policy and that policy as he attempts to deduce what is the most effective and feasable approach to deal with the climate change. Throughout his analysis Lomborg's covers a wide range of climate change issues/5(63).

Cool It! Anger Management & Conflict Resolution. by Carole Spiers. Ratings: (29) Write a review. 70 pages. Language: If you can answer ‘Yes’ to any of these questions, then this book is right for you. Anger management is a key communication skill, increasingly needed by management and staff, everywhere from factories and hospitals to /5(29). Bjorn Lomborg’s eye-opening book, Cool It, examines and meticulously documents climate change’s effects and proposed solutions. An extraordinarily timely and supremely useful book.” —John Naisbitt, author of Megatrends. Tags: Bjorn Lomborg, Cool It. The Author. Bjørn Lomborg. The glaring error in "Cool It," and the one that disqualifies the book from making a serious contribution, is that Lomborg ignores the main concern driving the debate. Incredibly, he never mentions even the possibility that the world might heat up more than degrees. Cool It. ()h 28minPG. From the controversial author of the best-selling "The Skeptical Environmentalist" comes this "engrossing" (NY Times) documentary that challenges green movement scare tactics and is called "far more convincing than An Inconvenient Truth".