Windfall: Book summary and reviews of Windfall by McKenzie Funk

Windfall

The Booming Business of Global Warming

by McKenzie Funk

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Windfall by McKenzie Funk

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A fascinating investigation into how people around the globe are cashing in on a warming world.

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"Starred Review. A well-written, useful global profile emphasizing concrete solutions rather than ideological abstractions." - Kirkus

"Funk's original, forthright take on this little-discussed profit-taking trend in the climate change sweepstakes is very unsettling." - Publishers Weekly

"Funk's take on global-warming profiteering is as entertaining as it is disturbing." - The New Yorker, Best Books of the Year

"Smart, daring, and darkly funny, Windfall offers a new take on perhaps the world's most intractable problem. McKenzie Funk is a gifted storyteller." - Elizabeth Kolbert, author of Field Notes from a Catastrophe

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McKenzie Funk

McKenzie Funk is a journalist whose work has appeared in Harper's, National Geographic, Rolling Stone,GQ, Outside, and the New York Times. A National Magazine Award and Livingston Award finalist and the winner of the Oakes Prize for Environmental Journalism, he was a Knight-Wallace Fellow at the University of Michigan, where he studied economics and systems thinking. He lives in Seattle with his wife and son.

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