In this urgent, authoritative book, Bill Gates sets out a wide-ranging, practical – and accessible – plan for how the world can get to zero greenhouse gas emissions in time to avoid a climate catastrophe. Bill Gates has spent a decade investigating the causes and effects of climate change. With the help of experts in the fields of physics, chemistry, biology, engineering, political science, and finance, he has focused on what must be done in order to stop the planet’s slide toward certain environmental disaster. In this book, he not only explains why we need to work toward net-zero emissions of greenhouse gases, but also details what we need to do to achieve this profoundly important goal
How to Avoid a Climate Disaster
How to Avoid a Climate Disaster: The Solutions We Have and the Breakthroughs We Need is a 2021 book by Bill Gates. In it, Gates presents what he learned in over a decade of studying climate change and investing in innovations to address global warming and recommends strategies to tackle it.
Sleep is one of the most important but least understood aspects of our life, wellness, and longevity. Until very recently, science had no answer to the question of why we sleep, or what good it served, or why we suffer such devastating health consequences when we don’t sleep. Compared to the other basic drives in life – eating, drinking, and reproducing – the purpose of sleep remained elusive.
Bill bryson describes himself as a reluctant traveller, but even when he stays safely at home he can’t contain his curiosity about the world around him. A short history of nearly everything is his quest to understand everything that has happened from the big bang to the rise of civilization – how we got from there, being nothing at all, to here, being us. Bill bryson’s challenge is to take subjects that normally bore the pants off most of us, like geology.
What scientific term or concept ought to be more widely known? That is the question john brockman, publisher of the acclaimed science salon edge.org (“the world’s smartest website”—the guardian), presented to 205 of the world’s most influential thinkers from across the intellectual spectrum—award-winning physicists, economists, psychologists, philosophers, novelists, artists, and more. From the origins of the universe to the order of everyday life, this idea is brilliant takes readers on a tour of the bold, exciting, and underappreciated scientific concepts that will enrich every mind.
Now in its 99th edition, philip’s modern school atlas is an essential reference work for secondary education (14-18 year-olds), suitable for key stage 4, gcse, a-level and international schools. The contents are divided into sections for ease of use, with each page colour-coded for rapid reference.
The oxford advanced learner’s dictionary is the world’s bestselling advanced level dictionary for learners of english. Now in its 10th edition, the oxford advanced learner’s dictionary, or oald, is your complete guide to learning english vocabulary with definitions that learners can understand
An authoritative dictionary for students, teachers, translators and general readers includes over 50,000 entries and related phrases and idioms includes over 200 illustrations covers a wide range of scientific and technical vocabulary lists words relevant to the indian subcontinent gives accurate pronunciation in english provides detailed meanings and synonyms in english and tamil includes detailed notes on english grammar, vocabulary and usage
This small dictionary and thesaurus offers the most accurate and up-to-date coverage of essential, everyday vocabulary with over 40,000 words, phrases, and definitions and 65,000 synonyms and antonyms based on evidence from the oxford english corpus, a unique databank comprising hundreds of millions of words of english.
භාෂාවක් නිවැරදිව හැසිරවීම සඳහා ව්යාකරණ අවශ්යය. පැරණි භාෂාවක් වූ සිංහලයට ඇති පැරණි ව්යාකරණ ග්රන්ථය සිදත් සඟරාවයි. මෙය ශ්රී ලාංකික විද්වතුන්ගේ නොමද ගෞරවයට පාත්ර වූ ග්රන්ථයකි. සිංහල වියරණ උගැන්මෙහි ලා සිදත් සඟරාව අත්යවශ්යම වූ කෘතියක් බව නොරහසකි.
මේ කෘතිය සිංහල භාෂා ව්යාකරණය හදාරන ශිෂ්යයන් උදෙසා ය. ඔවුනට අවශ්ය වන ව්යාකරණ මාතෘකා සියල්ලම පාහේ මෙහි ඇතුළත් ව ඇත. මෙහි කතුවර මහාචාර්ය ඩබ්ලිව්.එස්. කරුණාතිලක මහතා කැලණිය විශ්වවිද්යාලයේ වාග් විද්යා අංශාධිපති වශයෙන් කලක් සේවය කළේ ය.
Compact and handy german-english and english-german dictionary with up-to-date vocabulary. Over 40,000 words and phrases, and 60,000 translations. Includes sections on german verbs, irregular english verbs, and pronunciation help
සරල කෙටි වැකි යෙදු පාලි සාහිත්ය ග්රන්ථ හිඟයි. රසවාහිණිය ධම්ම පදට්ඨ කථා ආදී ග්රන්ථවල දිග වැකි තිබීම නිසා ආධුනිකයන්ට පහසුවෙන් තේරුම් ගැනීමට නොහැකියි මේ ග්රන්ථය ලියන ලද්දේ ඒ අපහසුව මගහැරවිමටය. පිංතුර මාර්ගයෙන් පාලි වචන ඉගැන්වීම පහසුවන බැවින් ඒ සදහා පිංතුර යෙදිමි.