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The Heat is on: The Climate Crisis, the Cover-Up, the Prescription

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Publisher Comments:

This book not only brings home the imminence of climate change but also examines the campaign of deception by big coal and big oil that is keeping the issue off the public agenda. It examines the various arenas in which the battle for control of the issue is being fought--a battle with surprising political alliances and relentless obstructionism. The story provides an ominous foretaste of the gathering threat of political chaos and totalitarianism. And it concludes by outlining a transistion to the future that contains, at least, the possibility of continuity for our organized civilization, and, at best, a vast increase in the stability, equity, and wealth of the global economy.

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This book not only brings home the imminence of climate change but also examines the campaign of deception by big coal and big oil that is keeping the issue off the public agenda. It examines the vari

Synopsis:

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Ross Gelbspan exposes the machinations of oil and coal companies and conservative politicians to undermine the public confidence in science and thereby defer action against global warming. This riveting expose is a spirited call to action against the corporate disinformation campaign that threatens us all.

About the Author

Ross Gelbspan has been an editor and reporter at The Village Voice, and The Washington Post. He covered the U.N. Conference on the Environment in Stockholm in 1972, and addressed the World Economic Forum in Davos in 1998. As special projects editor of The Boston Globe, he conceived, directed and edited a series of articles that won a Pulitzer Prize in 1984.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780738200255
Author:
Gelbspan, Ross
Publisher:
Basic Books (AZ)
Location:
Reading, Mass. :
Subject:
Environmental Science
Subject:
Weather
Subject:
Global warming
Subject:
Climatic changes
Subject:
Greenhouse effect, atmospheric
Subject:
Energy industries
Subject:
Greenhouse effect, Atmospheric -- Government policy -- United States.
Subject:
General science
Subject:
Global warming -- Government policy.
Subject:
Nature Studies-General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
Updated ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
19980931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 in 12 oz

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This book not only brings home the imminence of climate change but also examines the campaign of deception by big coal and big oil that is keeping the issue off the public agenda. It examines the vari
"Synopsis" by , Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Ross Gelbspan exposes the machinations of oil and coal companies and conservative politicians to undermine the public confidence in science and thereby defer action against global warming. This riveting expose is a spirited call to action against the corporate disinformation campaign that threatens us all.
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