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    • Useless Arithmetic

    • Why Environmental Scientists Can't Predict the Future
    • By: Orrin Pilkey, Linda Pilkey-Jarvis
    • Narrated by: Gabra Zackman
    • Length: 8 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 28
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 5

    This book shows that the quantitative mathematical models policy makers and government administrators use to form environmental policies are seriously flawed. Based on unrealistic and sometimes false assumptions, these models often yield answers that support unwise policies. Writing for the general, nonmathematician reader, the authors begin with a riveting account of the extinction of the North Atlantic cod on the Grand Banks of Canada.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting, useful...but...

    • By Bill on 03-10-11

    Regular price: $24.95