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How to avoid a climate disaster : the solutions we have and the breakthroughs we need / Bill Gates.

Gates, Bill, 1955- (author.).

Available copies

  • 7 of 12 copies available at Sage Library System.

Current holds

2 current holds with 12 total copies.

Summary:

"Bill Gates has spent a decade investigating the causes and effect of climate change. With the help of experts in the fields of physics, chemistry, biology, engineering, political science, and finance, he has focused on what must be done in order to stop the planet's slide to certain environmental disaster. In this book, he not only explains why we need to work toward net-zero emissions of greenhouse gases, but also details what we need to do to achieve this profoundly important goal." --Provided by publisher.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Baker County Library 363.738747 .G259h 2021 (Text) 37814003341675 NON-FICTION - NEW Book System_Only_3months 04/19/2021 Available -
Baker County Library 363.738747 .G259h 2021 (Text) 37814003341667 NON-FICTION - NEW Book System_Only_3months 04/19/2021 Available -
Cook Memorial Library - La Grande 363.738 G259 (Text) 35178001822652 New Adult Non-Fiction Book Branch_Only_3months 04/26/2021 Available -
Hermiston Public Library 363.738 GAT (Text) 37838000727743 Adult Non-Fiction Book Branch_Only_3months 03/24/2021 Available -
Hood River County Library 363.73874 GAT 2021 (Text) 33892100723874 Adult New Books Book None 02/23/2021 Checked out 05/28/2021
Joseph Public Library 363.7 GAT (Text) 30002000262733 Adult Nonfiction Book Branch_Only_2months 04/02/2021 Available -
Milton-Freewater Public Library 363.738 Gates (Text) 37862000475483 Adult Non-Fiction Book Branch_Only_3months 03/31/2021 Available -
OTLD Boardman Library 363.73 GAT (Text) 37818000381881 Adult Non-Fiction Book None 03/19/2021 Checked out 05/27/2021
Ontario Community Library 363.738 GATES (Text) 33330004569796 New Book Display Book Branch_Only_6months 03/15/2021 Available -
Pendleton Public Library 363.738747 G221 (Text) 37801000678472 Adult Non-Fiction Book None 04/29/2021 In process -
The Dalles Wasco County Library 363.738 GAT (Text) 33892006594809 NEW BOOKS New/High Demand None 03/04/2021 In transit -
Treasure Valley Community College Library 363.738 G2231h (Text) 32220001126909 Adult Non-Fiction Book Branch_Only_3months 03/09/2021 Checked out 05/11/2021

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780385546133
  • ISBN: 0385546130
  • Physical Description: 257 pages : illustrations, charts ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2021.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"This is a Borzoi book" --Title page verso.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-246) 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.
Summary, etc.:
"Bill Gates has spent a decade investigating the causes and effect of climate change. With the help of experts in the fields of physics, chemistry, biology, engineering, political science, and finance, he has focused on what must be done in order to stop the planet's slide to certain environmental disaster. In this book, he not only explains why we need to work toward net-zero emissions of greenhouse gases, but also details what we need to do to achieve this profoundly important goal." --Provided by publisher.
Subject: Climatic changes > Prevention > Technological innovations.
Global warming > Prevention > Technological innovations.
Greenhouse gases > Environmental aspects.
Environmental policy.
Summary: "Bill Gates has spent a decade investigating the causes and effect of climate change. With the help of experts in the fields of physics, chemistry, biology, engineering, political science, and finance, he has focused on what must be done in order to stop the planet's slide to certain environmental disaster. In this book, he not only explains why we need to work toward net-zero emissions of greenhouse gases, but also details what we need to do to achieve this profoundly important goal." --Provided by publisher.

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