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Collection: 7-day Books
Call Number: 363.7
Author: Gates, Bill
Title: How to avoid a climate disaster :
Remainder of title: the solutions we have and the breakthroughs we need /
Summary, etc. note: "Bill Gates shares what he's learned in more than a decade of studying climate change and investing in innovations to address the problems, and sets out a vision for how the world can build the tools it needs to get to zero greenhouse gas emissions. Bill Gates explains why he cares so deeply about climate change and what makes him optimistic that the world can avoid the most dire effects of the climate crisis. Gates says, "We can work on a local, national, and global level to build the technologies, businesses, and industries to avoid the worst impacts of climate change." His interest in climate change is a natural outgrowth of the efforts by his foundation to reduce poverty and disease. Climate change, according to Gates, will have the biggest impact on the people who have done the least to cause it. As a technologist, he has seen firsthand how innovation can change the world. By investing in research, inventing new technologies, and by deploying them quickly at large scale, Gates believes climate change can be addressed in meaningful ways. According to Gates, "to prevent the worst effects of climate change, we have to get to net-zero emissions of greenhouse gases. This problem is urgent, and the debate is complex, but I believe we can come together to invent new carbon-zero technologies, deploy the ones we have, and ultimately avoid a climate catastrophe""--

International Standard Book Number: 9780385546140
: (ebook)
: (hardcover)
Canceled/invalid ISBN: 9780385546133
Description conventions: rda
Authentication code: pcc
Classification number: QC903
Edition number: 23
Classification number: 363.738/747
Dates associated with a name: 1955-
Relator term: author.
Statement of responsibility, etc.: Bill Gates.
Edition statement: First edition.
Place of publication: Toronto, Canada
Name of publisher: Alfred A. Knopf, Random House
Date of publication: 2021
Projected publication date: 2005
: New York :
: Doubleday,
: [2020]
Extent: 1 online resource/230 pages
: rdacontent
: text
: txt
: rdamedia
: computer
: n
: rdacarrier
: online resource
: nc
Bibliography, etc. note: Includes bibliographical references 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.
: Provided by publisher.
Source of acquisition: B & T 3/5/21
Purchase price: 26.95
: Description based on print version record and CIP data provided by publisher; resource not viewed.
Subject: Climatic changes
Subject: Global warming
Subject: Greenhouse gases
Subject: Environmental policy.
General subdivision: Prevention
General subdivision: Technological innovations.
General subdivision: Prevention
General subdivision: Technological innovations.
General subdivision: Environmental aspects.
Main entry heading: Gates, Bill, 1955-
Edition: First edition.
Place, publisher, and date of publication: New York : Doubleday, [2020]
Display text: Print version:
Title: How to avoid a climate disaster
Record control number: (DLC) 2019059396
International Standard Book Number: 9780385546133
: acquire
: ecip ebook
: policy default
: ecip ebook 2020-04-22
: LC online resource
: 2020-04-22

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