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Global warming and political intimidation : how politicians cracked down on scientists as the earth heated up

Author: Raymond S Bradley
Publisher: Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, ©2011.
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From the publisher. Global warming is the number one environmental issue of our time, yet some prominent politicians have refused to accept scientific evidence of human responsibility and have opposed any legislation or international agreement that would limit greenhouse gas emissions. A few have gone even further and have tried to destroy the reputations of scientists researching climate change by deliberately  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Raymond S Bradley
ISBN: 9781558498693 1558498699 9781558498686 1558498680
OCLC Number: 696916048
Description: 167 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: The congressional hearings: the good, the bad and the ugly --
A letter from congress --
The hockey stick controversy --
The IPCC and the Nobel prize --
Global warming: a primer --
Climate futures: where are we heading? --
The doubt merchants: suppression of science and character assassination.
Responsibility: Raymond S. Bradley.

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In about 360 pages, Bradley has written an essential guide to the issues and problems faced due to global warming in the United States and the world, issues that already have affected every person on Read more...

 
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