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