An Appeal to Reason: A Cool Look at Global Warming
"Clear, analytical and compelling." -The Economist
In this well-informed and hard-hitting response to the scaremongering of the climate alarmists, Nigel Lawson, former Secretary of State for Energy under Margaret Thatcher, argues that it is time for us to take a cool look at global warming. Lawson carefully and succinctly examines all aspects of the global warming issue...more
No, it wasn't his total disregard for 98% of scientists who think ...more
It is starting with the second chapter that Lawson takes on his most unique approach. In essence he says at this point, since the global ...more
Lawson generally agrees with the warming trend, but goes on to discuss the actual IPCC findings and breaks down common arguments for the future using knowledge, back-of-the-envelope calculatio ...more
A must read for the world in these times!
The environmental response to a warming planet is looked at first, and each of the five areas of concern by the ipcc are argued to be relatively small iin scope when ...more
Here Mr Lawson argues that climate science is flawed, along with the reports from the IPCC, and that the green evangelism is the new loony left.
He selectively quotes Prof.James Lovelock. (Who gave a lecture to the Royal Society in Oct 2008, avail.on Yahoo.) Even the Royal Society has a pro agenda. So CO ...more
This is a pretty well thought out book and is balanced. I enjoyed it a lot and did learn more about the religion of global warming