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The Resource Climate cover-up : the crusade to deny global warming, James Hoggan with Richard Littlemore

Climate cover-up : the crusade to deny global warming, James Hoggan with Richard Littlemore

Label
Climate cover-up : the crusade to deny global warming
Title
Climate cover-up
Title remainder
the crusade to deny global warming
Statement of responsibility
James Hoggan with Richard Littlemore
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This is a story of betrayal, selfishness, greed and irresponsibility on an epic scale. Hoggan examines the public relations circus that surrounds global warming, and uncovers the organized campaign, largely financed by the coal and oil industries, to make us think that climate science is still somehow controversial
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
NLC
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1946-
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Hoggan, James
Dewey number
363.738/74
Index
index present
LC call number
QC903
LC item number
.H64 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Littlemore, Richard D
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Label
Climate cover-up : the crusade to deny global warming, James Hoggan with Richard Littlemore
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Lemmings and lifeguards : keeping humankind from crashing on the rocks -- The inconvenient truth : who says climate change is a scientific certainty? -- From Bernays to today : a brief history of private prophets and public lies -- The age of astroturfing : in which industry steals credibility from the people -- Internationalizing uncertainty : taking the doctrine of doubt on the road -- Mangling the language : making doubt reliable and science unbelievable -- Think tank tactics : moving public policy into private hands -- Denial by the pound : many wrongs don't make a right, but they sound better -- Junk scientists : an expert for every occasion, an argument for every position -- From denial to delay : a more reasonable--and more dangerous--trend in obstructing action on climate change -- Slapp science : using courts and cash to silence critics of climate confusion -- Manipulated media : an industry overwhelmed in the age of information -- Money talks : calculating the heavy weight of political capital --Whitewashing coal : in coal country, cleanliness is relative, but profit is absolute -- Little coal : salvaging a future that's stuck in the tar sands -- Nobody wants to be a chump : how the debate cripples public policy and paralyzes private action -- Saving the world : tactics for turning back the clock on global disaster
Control code
ocn318422247
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xiii, 250 p.
Isbn
9781553654858
System control number
(OCoLC)318422247
Label
Climate cover-up : the crusade to deny global warming, James Hoggan with Richard Littlemore
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Lemmings and lifeguards : keeping humankind from crashing on the rocks -- The inconvenient truth : who says climate change is a scientific certainty? -- From Bernays to today : a brief history of private prophets and public lies -- The age of astroturfing : in which industry steals credibility from the people -- Internationalizing uncertainty : taking the doctrine of doubt on the road -- Mangling the language : making doubt reliable and science unbelievable -- Think tank tactics : moving public policy into private hands -- Denial by the pound : many wrongs don't make a right, but they sound better -- Junk scientists : an expert for every occasion, an argument for every position -- From denial to delay : a more reasonable--and more dangerous--trend in obstructing action on climate change -- Slapp science : using courts and cash to silence critics of climate confusion -- Manipulated media : an industry overwhelmed in the age of information -- Money talks : calculating the heavy weight of political capital --Whitewashing coal : in coal country, cleanliness is relative, but profit is absolute -- Little coal : salvaging a future that's stuck in the tar sands -- Nobody wants to be a chump : how the debate cripples public policy and paralyzes private action -- Saving the world : tactics for turning back the clock on global disaster
Control code
ocn318422247
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xiii, 250 p.
Isbn
9781553654858
System control number
(OCoLC)318422247

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