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Publisher Description

The New York Times-bestselling "skeptical environmentalist" argues that panic over climate change is causing more harm than good
Hurricanes batter our coasts. Wildfires rage across the American West. Glaciers collapse in the Artic. Politicians, activists, and the media espouse a common message: climate change is destroying the planet, and we must take drastic action immediately to stop it. Children panic about their future, and adults wonder if it is even ethical to bring new life into the world.
Enough, argues bestselling author Bjorn Lomborg. Climate change is real, but it's not the apocalyptic threat that we've been told it is. Projections of Earth's imminent demise are based on bad science and even worse economics. In panic, world leaders have committed to wildly expensive but largely ineffective policies that hamper growth and crowd out more pressing investments in human capital, from immunization to education.
False Alarm will convince you that everything you think about climate change is wrong -- and points the way toward making the world a vastly better, if slightly warmer, place for us all.

GENRE
Nonfiction
NARRATOR
JS
Jim Seybert
LENGTH
08:18
hr min
RELEASED
2020
July 14
PUBLISHER
Hachette Audio
LANGUAGE
EN
English
SIZE
419.9
MB

Customer Reviews

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False Alarm

The audiobook references many graphs and images which are not available online. Buy the printed edition.

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