How to avoid a climate disaster The solutions we have and the breakthroughs we need

Bill Gates, 1955-

Book - 2021

After more than a decade of studying climate change and investing in innovations to address the problems, Gates sets out a vision for how the world can build the tools it needs to get to zero greenhouse gas emissions. He explains why he is optimistic that the world can avoid the most dire effects of the climate crisis, and discusses how climate change can be addressed in meaningful ways. -- adapted from jacket

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Published
New York : Alfred A. Knopf 2021.
Edition
First edition
Language
English
Item Description
"This is a Borzoi book"--Title page verso.
Physical Description
257 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-246) and index.
ISBN
9780385546133
Main Author
Bill Gates, 1955- (author)
  • 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
  • Afterword: Climate change and COVID-19.