The Politically Incorrect Guide to Global Warming and Environmentalism

The Politically Incorrect Guide to Global Warming and Environmentalism

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A provocative exposé of some of the more controversial agendas behind today's global warming concerns reminds readers about the global cooling scares of the 1970s while arguing that poor-quality science and dishonest politics are contributing to intentionally disproportionate and self-serving levels of fear. Original.

Perseus Publishing
Global warming":
the Left's last best chance to gain a stranglehold on our political system and economy

For decades, environmentalism has been the Left's best excuse for increasing government control over our actions in ways both large and small. It's for Mother Earth! It's for the children! It's for the whales! But until now, the doomsday-scenario environmental scares they've trumped up haven't been large enough to justify the lifestyle restrictions they want to impose. With global warming, however, greenhouse gasbags can argue that auto emissions in Ohio threaten people in Paris, and that only "global governance" (Jacques Chirac's words) can tackle such problems.

Now, in The Politically Incorrect Guide(tm) to Global Warming and Environmentalism, Christopher C. Horner tears the cover off the Left's manipulation of environmental issues for political purposes--and lays out incontrovertible evidence for the fact that catastrophic man-made global warming is just more Chicken-Little hysteria, not actual science. He explains why, although Al Gore and his cronies among the media elites and UN globalists endlessly bleat that "global warming" is an unprecedented global crisis, they really think of it as a dream come true. It's the ideal scare campaign for those who hate capitalism and love big government. For, as Horner explains, if global warming really were as bad as the Leftist doomsayers insist it is, then no policy imaginable could "solve" it. According to the logic of the greens' own numbers, no matter how much we sacrifice there would still be more to do. That makes global warming the bottomless well of excuses for the relentless growth of big government.

Horner (an attorney and senior fellow at the Competitive Enterprise Institute) reveals the full anti-American, anti-capitalist, and anti-human agenda of today's environmentalists, dubbing them "green on the outside, red to the core." He details how they use strong-arm legal tactics--and worse--against those who dare to point out the weakness of their arguments for global warming. Along the way, he explodes ten top global warming myths, carefully examining the evidence to determine how much warming there really is and what is actually causing it. He exposes the lies that the environmental lobby routinely tells to make its case; the ways in which it is trying to impose initiatives such as the Kyoto Protocol on an unwilling American public; and much more--including the green lobby's favorite politicians (John Kerry, John McCain, Joe Lieberman, and others).

It's time to stand up to the environmentalist industry and insist: human beings are not the enemy. In breezy, light-hearted, and always entertaining fashion, The Politically Incorrect Guide(tm) to Global Warming and Environmentalism gives you the facts you need to do so.

& Taylor

An exposâe of some of the more controversial agendas behind global warming argues that poor-quality science and dishonest politics are contributing to the intentionally disporportionate and self-serving levels of fear.

Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Regnery Pub., Inc., c2007
Description: xvi, 350 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
ISBN: 9781596985018
Branch Call Number: QC981.8.G56 H67 2007
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Oct 10, 2016

“Meet The Climate Denial Machine”
by Jill Fitzsimmons, posted November 28, 2012, at Media Matters For America
“Lawyer Tormenting Scientists Revealed Working For Coal Company”
by Nick Surgery, posted March 18, 2016, at The Center for Media and Democracy
“Attorney Hounding Climate Scientists Is Covertly Funded By Coal Industry”
by Lee Fang, posted August 25, 2015, at The Intercept
from Source Watch

EuSei Mar 09, 2016

How interesting:

(NOAA: "NOAA is an agency that enriches life through science. Our reach goes from the surface of the sun to the depths of the ocean floor as we work to keep citizens informed of the changing environment around them.")

Jun 02, 2015

The world's fossil fuel industries are rightfully scared of global warming, as it's real and on-going. But is that what's driving their fear? No, not exactly. Here's their real problem. The global scientific community now understands that if more than 1/3 of remaining fossil fuel reserves are burned, there will be catastrophic climate change. But once the at-large investment community realizes this and couples it with the fact that the market value of these firms is largely based on those reserves, stock pricing will plummet. All those upper management stock options will go up in "smoke". Dear me, what'll happen to those total compensation packages and golden parachutes?

You don't believe it? Then why did a consortium of oil companies call today for the Lima climate conference to start setting a price on carbon emissions - a global carbon fuels tax? Certainly, if these oil companies believe global warming is a real, global threat, why can't you?

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