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The heat is on : the high stakes battle over Earth's threatened climate

Author: Ross Gelbspan
Publisher: Reading, Mass : Addison-Wesley Pub. Co., [1997] ©1997
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
In The Heat Is On, Ross Gelbspan exposes the deliberate campaign by oil and coal interests, teamed with conservative politicians, to confuse the public about global warming and the disruptive weather patterns that mark its initial stages. He shows how these fossil fuel proponents have supported the efforts of a small but highly vocal group of 'scientific skeptics' whose statements distort the nature of scientific  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ross Gelbspan
ISBN: 0201132958 9780201132953
OCLC Number: 35842564
Description: viii, 278 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Climate change is here, now --
Of termites and computer models --
Battle for control of reality --
Congressional book burning --
Changing climate of business, boom or bankruptcy --
After Rio, the swamp of diplomacy --
Headlines from the planet --
Coming permanent state of emergency --
One pathway to a future --
Scientific critique of the greenhouse skeptics.
Other Titles: High stakes battle over Earth's threatened climate
Responsibility: Ross Gelbspan.
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This work is an account of the vested interests in the US that are intent on keeping the immediacy and extent of global climate change secret form the public. It seeks to expose the misinformation  Read more...


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