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The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels, Revised Edition
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Alex Epstein
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-08-11 - Publisher: Portfolio

Now revised and updated--from the New York Times bestselling author, a contrarian cost-benefit analysis that will make you question everything you thought you knew about fossil fuels. For decades we've been told that using fossil fuels is a self-destructive addiction that will destroy our planet. Yet at the same time,
The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Alex Epstein
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-11-13 - Publisher: Penguin

Could everything we know about fossil fuels be wrong? For decades, environmentalists have told us that using fossil fuels is a self-destructive addiction that will destroy our planet. Yet at the same time, by every measure of human well-being, from life expectancy to clean water to climate safety, life has
Dysfunction
Language: en
Pages: 232
Authors: Dennis McConaghy
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-01-21 - Publisher: Dundurn

The Keystone XL pipeline was most controversial North American energy infrastructure project of our time, and its history and demise serve as a cautionary tale for Canada, a country that will remain mired in regulatory dysfunction until it finds common ground between economic value and credible carbon policy.
The SAGE Handbook of Resistance
Language: en
Pages: 530
Authors: David Courpasson, Steven Vallas
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-07-31 - Publisher: SAGE

Chosen by Library Journal as one of the best reference texts of 2016. Occupy. Indignados. The Tea Party. The Arab Spring. Anonymous. These and other terms have become part of an emerging lexicon in recent years, signalling an important development that has gripped many parts of the world: millions of
Debating Climate Ethics
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Stephen M. Gardiner, David A. Weisbach
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-06-01 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

In this volume, Stephen M. Gardiner and David A. Weisbach present arguments for and against the relevance of ethics to global climate policy. Gardiner argues that climate change is fundamentally an ethical issue, since it is an early instance of a distinctive challenge to ethical action (the perfect moral storm),