The Mad, Mad, Mad World of Climatism: Mankind and Climate Change Mania

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  • Copyright: 2012-08-31
  • Publisher: Atlasbooks Dist Serv

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The Mad, Mad, Mad World of Climatismis the first book on climate change that is fun to read. Using figures, cartoons, and whimsical sidebars, Steve Goreham describes our crazy world, which is far down the primrose path of global warming fantasy. Contrary to popular consensus, global warming is natural and cars are innocent. But this book is not short on science. Goreham uses charts, graphs, and references to dozens of scientific papers to support his arguments. He shows that icecap melting, stronger storms, polar bear extinction, and many other climate fears are unfounded. At the same time, his large collection of zany pictures and quotes grabs the reader's interest. Learn the real story about climate change.

Author Biography

Steve Goreham is executive Director or the Climate Science Coalition of America, a speaker and author on environmental issues, a former engineer and business executive, and a father of three. The Mad, Mad, Mad World of Climatism is his second book. Steve holds an MS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois and an MBA from the University of Chicago.

Table of Contents

Forewordp. v
Acknowledgementsp. vii
Introductionp. 1
Mankind in the Grip of a Madnessp. 5
Climate Prophets of Doom
World Leaders
Big Business
Science Says
How Did We Get To This State of Affairs?
In the Grip of a Madness
Do This to Save the Planetp. 17
Horse and Buggy
The Illusory Solution
Seven Lifestyle Changes
Global Governance
Developing Nations
Mad, Mad, Mad World
The Simple Science of Man-made Global Warmingp. 47
Rising Global Temperatures
Rising Carbon Dioxide
Greenhouse Effect
Computer Model Projections
Global Warming Dogma
Open and Shut?
History Shows Global Warming Not Abnormalp. 55
Modern Warming Abnormal?
1500-Year Cycle
IPCC Temperature Curve
Short-Term Cycles
Warming Not Abnormal
Climate Science-The Rest of the Storyp. 71
CO2, Drives Earths Climate?
CO2, Rise Due to Man?
The Carbon Cycle
Perspective on the Greenhouse Effect
Positive Feedback?
Ignore the Sun?
Cosmic Rays and Clouds-Climate Missing Link
The World is as it Seems
The Oceans Are Rising! The Oceans Are Rising!p. 101
Evidence about Earths Icecaps
Sea Level Rise
Preparations-Founded and Unfounded
Play at the Melting North Pole
The Specter of Sea Level Rise
Wild Weather and Snow Folliesp. 113
Weather Scaremongers
Hurricanes and Tornados
Snow is a Sign of Global warming?
Gore Effect
Disasters and Climate Policy
Modern Superstition
Big Whoppers About Climate Changep. 127
Carbon Pollution?
CO2 is Green!
Health Issue?
Polar Bear Propaganda
Acid Oceans?
97 Percent of Scientists?
Our Youth Climate Whoppers
Bad SciencełTemperature, the IPCC, and Revealing E-mailsp. 145
Science is Settled?
Bias at the IPCC
Climategate Scandal
Inquiry Whitewash
Another E-mail Release
Why Does it Matter?
Fund My Climate Studyp. 171
Scientific-Government Complex
Funding from Industry
Myth of Well-Funded Deniers
A Hoax?
Scientific Organizations
Sunbeams, Zephyrs, and Green, Leafy Fuelp. 183
Hydrocarbon Energy
Some Oppose Energy
Energy Reality
Wind and Solar: Dilute
Wind and Solar: Intermittent
Wind and Solar: Costly
Electric Cars
Climate Madness in Europe
Myth of Peak Oil
Hydraulic Fracturing Revolution
Renewable Energy Mirage
You Can't Make This Stuff Up!p. 227
The Roses
Solar at Night
Green, Leafy Jets
Stop Signs Cause Warming
Australian Camel Gas
Bird-Chopping Turbines
Green Education
A Green Drain
Futile Gestures
Animal Scientists
Climate Foolishness
Climatism-Headed for a Crashp. 237
Trends Show the Models are Wrong
Science Does Not Support Alarm
Failure of Negotiations
Renewables are Bankrupt
Decarbonization Folly
One Trillion Dollars
Billions Will Figure It Out
Further Readingp. 247
Notesp. 249
Indexp. 285
About the Authorp. 301
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