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The Conundrum: how scientific innovation, increased efficiency, and good intentions can make our energy and climate problems worse by [David Owen]

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The Conundrum: how scientific innovation, increased efficiency, and good intentions can make our energy and climate problems worse Kindle Edition

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"After Green Metropolis, a revelatory exposition of why urban life is 'green, ' Owen---brisk, funny, elucidating, and blunt---illuminates a wide spectrum of environmental misperceptions in this even more paradox-laden inquiry." ---Booklist Starred Review --This text refers to an alternate kindle_edition edition.

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David Owen is a staff writer for The New Yorker and the author of a dozen books. He lives in northwest Connecticut with his wife, the writer Ann Hodgman. --This text refers to an alternate kindle_edition edition.

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  • ASIN ‏ : ‎ B0074CYZ26
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Scribe (22 February 2012)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • File size ‏ : ‎ 553 KB
  • Text-to-Speech ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Screen Reader ‏ : ‎ Supported
  • Enhanced typesetting ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • X-Ray ‏ : ‎ Not Enabled
  • Word Wise ‏ : ‎ Not Enabled
  • Print length ‏ : ‎ 272 pages
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David Owen is a staff writer for The New Yorker and a contributing editor of Golf Digest, and he is the author of a dozen books. He lives in northwest Connecticut with his wife, the writer Ann Hodgman. Learn more at www.davidowen.net or (if you're a golfer) at www.myusualgame.com.

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