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Record #185794:

Cool it: the skeptical environmentalist's guide to global warming / Bjørn Lomborg.

Title: Cool it: the skeptical environmentalist's guide to global warming / Bjørn Lomborg.
Author(s): Lomborg, Bjørn.
Date: 2007.
Publisher: London: Marshall Cavendish
Abstract: Argues that many expensive and elaborate measures currently being considered to stop global warming are based on emotional rather than strictly scientific assumptions. Disputes current use by environmentalist and media of polar bears (Ursus maritimus) as biological indicators of environmental change, and contests interpretation of evidence of ice-sheet changes in Antarctica.
Keywords: 32 -- Politics.
502 -- Environmental issues.
551.32 -- Glaciology.
551.583 -- Climatic changes.
551.588 -- Climate, effect of man and environment.
599.742.2 -- Ursidae: Ursus maritimus.
J -- Social sciences.
(*3) -- Arctic regions.
(*7) -- Antarctic regions.
Location(s): SCO: SPRI-SHF: 502[2007]
ISBN: 9780462099125
SPRI record no.: 185794

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