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The Lomborg Deception: Setting the Record Straight About Global Warming

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In this major assessment of leading climate-change skeptic Bjørn Lomborg, Howard Friel meticulously deconstructs the Danish statistician’s claim that global warming is “no catastrophe” by exposing the systematic misrepresentations and partial accounting that are at the core of climate skepticism. His detailed analysis serves not only as a guide to reading the global warmin ...more
Hardcover, 272 pages
Published March 16th 2010 by Yale University Press (first published 2010)
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Josh
Apr 05, 2010 Josh rated it it was amazing
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After reading this, I wouldn't trust Lomborg to tell me what the weather was outside if he just came in.

Readable review of both of Lomborg's books; namely their accuracy/support in claiming that climate change is not a serious threat. Basically, Lomborg either:
* provides zero scientific evidence (i.e. no peer reviewed articles) to support his contrary position
or
* lifts sentences/sections out of context from peer-reviewed journals/publications and uses that as evidence
or
* completely makes things
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William
Oct 16, 2011 William rated it did not like it
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IF you bother to read this book you should go to www.lomborg.com and read his 27 pages reply. It is clearly that Friel's attempt to describe Lomborg as being a fraud and untrue to facts fails totally. Whatever opinion you may have towards Global Warming and to Lomborg's analyzes and opinions, the facts in Lomborg's book still stand and Friel's claim that the notes does not exist are simply false. I only managed to read 40% of The Lomobrorg Deception since I at this point was sure of that any fur ...more
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