Meltdown: The Predictable Distortion of Global Warming by Scientists, Politicians, and the Media (Google eBook)

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Cato Institute, 2005 - Nature - 271 pages
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Why do scientists so often offer dire predictions about the future of the environment? In Meltdown, climatologist Patrick Michaels argues that the way we do science today creates a culture of exaggeration and a political comunity that then takes credit for having saved us from certain doom.
  

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Review: Meltdown: The Predictable Distortion of Global Warming by Scientists, Politicians, and the Media

User Review  - Sally Fouhse - Goodreads

Great premise, but not a very good read. Read full review

Review: Meltdown: The Predictable Distortion of Global Warming by Scientists, Politicians, and the Media

User Review  - Johnny - Goodreads

Really just a book about global warming and its effects that are soon to come and those that have already started or happened. I read it for an assignment in world history. I really only added this ... Read full review

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Patrick J. Michaels is Distinguished Senior Fellow in the School of Public Policy at George Mason University and senior fellow in environmental studies at the Cato Institute. He is past president of the American Association of State Climatologists, winner of the American Library Association s worldwide competition for public service writing, and an author of the 2003 climate science Paper of the Year, awarded by the Association of American Geographers.

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