Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Climate of Extremes: Global Warming Science They Don't Want You to Know” as Want to Read:
Climate of Extremes: Global Warming Science They Don't Want You to Know
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Climate of Extremes: Global Warming Science They Don't Want You to Know

3.83 of 5 stars 3.83  ·  rating details  ·  29 ratings  ·  3 reviews
Is the weather truly getting worse? When it comes to global warming, dire predictions seem to be all we see or hear. Climatologists Patrick Michaels and Robert Balling Jr. explain why the news and information we receive about global warming have become so apocalyptic. The science itself has become increasingly biased, with warnings of extreme consequences from global warmi ...more
Hardcover, 250 pages
Published January 16th 2009 by Cato Institute
more details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Climate of Extremes, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Climate of Extremes

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30 of 95)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  rating details
Libyrinths
Michaels, with Robert Balling, does what he does best: confronts some of the distortions and extreme claims about climate science which show up in the media or come out of the mouths of politicians. He does this not only with analysis but also with studies published in refereed journals. As usual, he shows once again that science is never "settled" and that climate science, as is the case with any other science, is far more complex than the headlines and pronouncements you get in public.

One thin
...more
Doug
Nov 22, 2009 Doug added it
I enjoyed this book. The authors reviewed various statements and studies concerning global warming and concluded that while the planet may currently be warming but not as fast as most would have us believe and the results will not be as severe. The discussed current solutions and suggested that they may be doing more harm than good.
c.cobb
Finally. I've been waiting a long time for this book.
http://ccobb.net/blahblahblog/?p=620
Justin Hulsey
Justin Hulsey marked it as to-read
Jun 13, 2015
Christopher
Christopher marked it as to-read
Apr 18, 2015
Bill Kulbicki
Bill Kulbicki marked it as to-read
Mar 05, 2015
Larry Fine
Larry Fine marked it as to-read
Jan 16, 2015
David Addiss
David Addiss marked it as to-read
Jun 30, 2015
Thiago Rodrigues
Thiago Rodrigues marked it as to-read
Jan 05, 2015
Erin
Erin marked it as to-read
Oct 17, 2014
Low
Low is currently reading it
Oct 04, 2014
Susan Berry
Susan Berry marked it as to-read
Mar 19, 2014
Elisa
Elisa marked it as to-read
Feb 05, 2014
Taynna
Taynna marked it as to-read
Nov 23, 2013
Deshapriya Nanayakkara
Deshapriya Nanayakkara marked it as to-read
Oct 01, 2013
Amanda
Amanda marked it as to-read
Aug 05, 2013
Julia Duncan
Julia Duncan marked it as to-read
Jul 07, 2013
Marc
Marc added it
Apr 15, 2013
« previous 1 3 4 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
Meltdown: The Predictable Distortion of Global Warming by Scientists, Politicians, and the Media The Satanic Gases: Clearing the Air about Global Warming Climate Coup: Global Warming, Invasion of Our Government and Our Lives Shattered Consensus: The True State of Global Warming Sound And Fury: The Science And Politics Of Global Warming

Share This Book