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Main Title The politically incorrect guide to global warming and environmentalism /
Author Horner, Christopher C.
Publisher Regnery Pub.,
Year Published 2007
OCLC Number 80181520
ISBN 1596985011; 9781596985018
Subjects Global warming. ; climatic change. ; greenhouse effect. ; Erwärmung (Meteorologie) ; Treibhauseffekt.
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EOAM  QC981.8.G56 2007 Region 8 Technical Library/Denver,CO 10/05/2016
Collation xvi, 350 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
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. 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.