McKenzie Funk has spent the past six years reporting from around the world on how people are preparing for a warmer planet. In WINDFALL, he explores the effects of global warming through the unblinking eyes of those who perceive the crisis as a market opportunity. If climate change is allowed to continue unchecked, the world will have to adapt to the melting icecaps, rising seas, superstorms and droughts. Containing these impacts will be big business, Western governments and individuals are sure to pay extreme prices to keep their citizens and economies fuctioning.
About the Author
McKenzie Funk is a journalist whose work has appeared inHarper s, National Geographic, Rolling Stone, GQ, Outside, andThe 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." --This text refers to the Paperback edition.