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How to Avoid a Climate Disaster

Author: Bill Gates  

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In this urgent, authoritative book, Bill Gates sets out a wide-ranging, practical - and accessible - plan for how the world can get to zero greenhouse gas emissions in time to avoid a climate catastrophe.

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Summary

In this urgent, authoritative book, Bill Gates sets out a wide-ranging, practical - and accessible - plan for how the world can get to zero greenhouse gas emissions in time to avoid a climate catastrophe.

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Description

Bill Gates, founder of Microsoft, shares what he has learnt in over a decade of studying climate change and investing in innovations to address climate problems. He explains how the world can work to build the tools it needs to get to net-zero greenhouse gas emissions - investing in research, inventing new technologies and deploying them quickly at a large scale. Gates is optimistic that the world can prevent the worst impacts of the climate crisis. This is a visionary and inspiring book by one of the world's most celebrated public figures.

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Critic Reviews

“Gates' book is compulsively readable. His ambition was to 'cut through the noise' and give consumers better tools for understanding what works, an ambition he meets admirably. It more than that, however. Gates can get an audience with anyone, can marshal almost limitless resources, and is dogged in the detail. The result - particularly in the wake of the Trump presidency - is thrilling”

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About the Author

Bill Gates is the co-Chairman of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. He was the principal founder of Microsoft Corporation, where he was CEO, Chairman and Chief Software Architect.

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Product Details

Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd | Allen Lane
Published
16th February 2021
Pages
272
ISBN
9780241448304

CUSTOMER REVIEWS

25 May, 2021
Every person who can read should read this book.
By Nigel
25 May, 2021
Concise and informative
By Roger
28 Mar, 2021
Good.
By Chris
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