The Skeptical Environmentalist

The Skeptical Environmentalist

Measuring the Real State of the World

eBook - 2001
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Bjorn Lomborg, a former member of Greenpeace, challenges widely held beliefs that the global environment is progressively getting worse. Using statistical information from internationally recognized research institutes, Lomborg systematically examines a range of major environmental issues and documents that the global environment has actually improved. Throughout the book, his sources are fully referenced, allowing discerning readers to investigate the facts used to support his argument. Lomborg criticizes the way many environmental organizations make selective and misleading use of scientific data to influence decisions about the allocation of limited resources. Written by a nonpartisan, independent thinker, The Skeptical Environmentalist is a useful corrective to the more alarmist accounts favored by green activists and the media.
Publisher: Cambridge ;, New York :, Cambridge University Press,, ©2001
ISBN: 9781139641524
1139641522
9781139626378
113962637X
9781139649148
1139649140
9780521804479
0521804477
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xxiii, 515 pages) : illustrations

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