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Cool it

the skeptical environmentalist"s guide to global warming

by BjГёrn Lomborg

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  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Vintage Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Global warming -- Government policy.,
  • Climatic changes.,
  • Environmental responsibility.,
  • Economic development -- Environmental aspects.,
  • Pollution -- Economic aspects.,
  • Globalization.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [167]-243) and index.

    StatementBjorn Lomborg ; [with a new foreword by the author].
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQC981.8.G56 L657 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 252 p. ;
    Number of Pages252
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22543769M
    ISBN 109780307386526
    LC Control Number2008276558


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