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Author Funk, McKenzie, author.

Title Windfall : the booming business of global warming / McKenzie Funk.

Published New York : The Penguin Press, 2014.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Giblin Eunson  338.473637387 FUNK    AVAILABLE
Physical description 310 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
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"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Entrepreneurship.
Global warming -- Economic aspects.
Clean energy investment.
Variant Title Wind fall
ISBN 9781594204012 (hbk.)
1594204012 (hbk.)