Inconvenient facts The science that Al Gore doesn't want you to know

Gregory Wrightstone

Book - 2017

Writing in plain English and providing easily understood charts and figures, Gregory Wrightstone presents the science to assess the basis of the threatened Thermageddon.

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Published
[Los Angeles, California] : Silver Crown Productions, LLC [2017]
Language
English
Physical Description
xiii, 143 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (pages 129-143).
ISBN
9781545614105
Main Author
Gregory Wrightstone (author)
  • I. Global warming, the basics
  • 1. Greenhouse gases ; Our security blanket ; Summary ; Greenhouse gasses
  • 2. Carbon dioxide ; The foundation of life, the food of plants ; CO2, the basics ; Earth's carbon dioxide history ; Is 400 PPM really a CO2 tipping point? ; The social benefits of increasing carbon ; Summary, CO2 and humankind
  • 3. Temperature, a question of degree ; The hockey-stick graph and "unprecednted" global warming ; Why the "hockey-stick" graph matters ; Modern instrumental data ; Some important charts ; Stepping millions of years back in time ; Climate models" accurate, inaccurate or useless? ; Winter's coming: is another Ice Age on its way? ; Climate and culture: very good and very bad ; summary.
  • II. Apocalypse? No! Colimate apocalypse myths
  • "97% consensus", what consensus?
  • Water, water everywhere: how droughts are declining
  • Forest fires: fanning the flames of needless panic
  • Famine: the best solution is more CO2 and increasing temperature
  • Heat and life, cold and death
  • In a whirl about tornadoes
  • Hurricanes: politicising tragedy
  • Polar bears are doing just fine, thank you
  • Ocean acidity: climate pHraud
  • Sea-level rise: King Canute couldn't stop it, nor can we
  • Summary: The benefits of principled inaction
  • List of inconvenient facts
  • References.