The Resource The real global warming disaster : is the obsession with 'climate change' turning out to be the most costly scientific blunder in history?, Christopher Booker

The real global warming disaster : is the obsession with 'climate change' turning out to be the most costly scientific blunder in history?, Christopher Booker

Label
The real global warming disaster : is the obsession with 'climate change' turning out to be the most costly scientific blunder in history?
Title
The real global warming disaster
Title remainder
is the obsession with 'climate change' turning out to be the most costly scientific blunder in history?
Statement of responsibility
Christopher Booker
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Christopher Booker interweaves the science of global warming with that of its growing political consequences, showing how just when the politicians are threatening to change our Western way of life beyond recognition, the scientific evidence behind the global warming theory is being challenged like never before. --from publisher description
Cataloging source
UKM
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Booker, Christopher
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QC981.8.G56
LC item number
B66 2009
Literary form
non fiction
NAL call number
QC981.8.G56
NAL item number
B66 2009
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Global warming
  • Climatic changes
  • Climatic changes
  • Environmental protection
  • Climatic changes
  • Climatic changes
  • Ecology
  • Environmental protection
  • Global warming
  • Western countries
  • Western countries
Label
The real global warming disaster : is the obsession with 'climate change' turning out to be the most costly scientific blunder in history?, Christopher Booker
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Part 1. Forging the "consensus," 1972-1997. How it all began : cooling and warming, 1972-1987 ; The road to Rio : enter the IPCC and Dr. Hansen, 1988-1992 ; The road to Kyoto : enter Vice-President Gore and IPCC 2 -- part 2. The "consensus" carries all before it, 1998-2007. The "hottest year ever" : enter the "hockey stick" and IPCC 3, 1998-2003 ; The political temperature rises : "a far greater threat than terrorism," 2004-2005 ; Hysteria reaches its height : Gore and the EU unite to save the planet, 2006-2007 -- part 3. The "consensus" begins to crumble, 2007-2009. The temperature drops : IPCC 4, the modellers lose the plot, 2007 ; A tale of two planets : fiction versus truth, 2008 ; Countdown to Copenhagen : colliding with reality, 2009 -- Epilogue: Saving the planet from whom?
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
ix, 368 p.
Isbn
9781441110527
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2010277024
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)320495333
  • (OCoLC)ocn320495333
Label
The real global warming disaster : is the obsession with 'climate change' turning out to be the most costly scientific blunder in history?, Christopher Booker
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Part 1. Forging the "consensus," 1972-1997. How it all began : cooling and warming, 1972-1987 ; The road to Rio : enter the IPCC and Dr. Hansen, 1988-1992 ; The road to Kyoto : enter Vice-President Gore and IPCC 2 -- part 2. The "consensus" carries all before it, 1998-2007. The "hottest year ever" : enter the "hockey stick" and IPCC 3, 1998-2003 ; The political temperature rises : "a far greater threat than terrorism," 2004-2005 ; Hysteria reaches its height : Gore and the EU unite to save the planet, 2006-2007 -- part 3. The "consensus" begins to crumble, 2007-2009. The temperature drops : IPCC 4, the modellers lose the plot, 2007 ; A tale of two planets : fiction versus truth, 2008 ; Countdown to Copenhagen : colliding with reality, 2009 -- Epilogue: Saving the planet from whom?
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
ix, 368 p.
Isbn
9781441110527
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2010277024
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)320495333
  • (OCoLC)ocn320495333

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