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The politically incorrect guide to global warming and environmentalism

Author: Christopher C Horner
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Regnery Pub., ©2007.
Series: Politically incorrect guide.
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An expose of some of the more controversial agendas behind global warming argues that poor-quality science and dishonest politics are contributing to the intentionally disproportionate and self-serving levels of fear.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher C Horner
ISBN: 1596985011 9781596985018
OCLC Number: 80181520
Description: xvi, 350 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: pt. I. Environmentalism and authoritarians --
1. Green is the new red : the anti-American, anti-capitalist, and anti-human agenda of today's environmentalists --
Well-connected greens --
Green on the outside, red to the core --
People : the enemy --
Your friends and neighbors --
The familiar goal : global salvation --
Environmentalism as religion --
Confused priorities --
The betrayal of a movement --
2. The authoritarian impulse : environmentalists want to run your life --
Global warming : so sue me --
Nuremberg for dissenters : "are you now or have you ever been ..." --
More of the same --
3. The sky is falling --
Alarmism made easy --
Good news is no news --
Doomsay your way to fame and fortune --
Global warming alarmism : who's the greatest? --
Nuke the ... nukes --
Killer ... trees? pt. II. Global warming : the convenient lies --
Top ten "global warming" myths --
4. Global warming 101 --
What's causing the warming? --
How much are we warming? --
How destructive is this warming? --
The shame --
Cure worse than the possible disease --
5. The "consensus" lie --
There is "consensus" and there is truth --
How dare you speak! --
Al Gore's undercount --
Silencing dissent --
More heretics to burn --
Blinded by science --
6. Getting hot in here? --
Forgetting Siberia --
Cold below the belt --
The United States of hotness? --
Nice figures --
Airbrushing the past --
Hockey stick takes center ice, denies and Ice Age --
Hockey stick in the penalty box --
Are models really dumb? --
The North Korean tiger --
7. Melting ice caps, angrier hurricanes, and other lies about the weather --
Can't bear the truth --
Chilly reception for Arctic claims --
Sea no evil --
Doing something about the weather --
The numbers game --
Hurricane Kyoto --
Drought --
Al Gore : couldn't stand the weather. pt. III. The false prophets (and real profits) of global warming --
8. Media mania --
All the alarmism that's fit to print --
Full court press --
Historical hysteria --
It came from Hollywood --
9. The big money of climate alarmism --
Enron : leader of the axis of E's --
"Beyond petroleum"? : how about gotten beyond BP? --
Chemical dependence : DuPont --
No utility : Cinergy (now Duke Energy) --
Big business and big green --
10. Al Gore's inconvenient ruse --
A better title : One flew over the cuckoo's nest --
Raging bull --
Apocalypse now --
Sins of omission --
Sins of commission : the usual suspects --
Melting ice sheets. pt. IV. Making you poorer and less free --
11. The cost of the alarmist agenda --
Energy demand --
Carbon rationing and Capitol Hill --
Cost/benefit analysis : dividing by zero --
Turning out the lights --
It really ain't easy being green --
It's been tried --
Blind optimists at home --
Stick it to the poor --
No benefit --
Renewable boondoggles --
The greater good --
Poorer and no cooler --
12. The Kyoto protocol --
Blame it on Rio --
The senate's unanimous rejection --
Kyoto's flaws --
Impotent Kyoto--
Europe's embarrassment --
Bad science, bad math --
Bush and Kyoto --
Prattling political polemics --
Global governance --
The Holy Grail --
Conclusion.
Series Title: Politically incorrect guide.
Other Titles: Global warming
Guide to global warming and environmentalism
Global warming and environmentalism
Responsibility: Christopher C. Horner.

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