Some "inconvenient truths" for Al Gore and his friends:
•There is no scientific consensus on global warming
• Climate is always changing—with or without Man
• Hurricanes are not getting worse—our tendency to build houses in their path is getting greater
• Many big businesses lobby for global warming policies that will increase their profits—and our costs
• The Medieval Warm Period was significantly warmer than temperatures today—and was a golden age for agriculture, innovation, and lifespan
"Future generations will wonder in bemused amazement that the early twenty-first century's developed world went into hysterical panic over a globally averaged temperature increase of a few tenths of a degree, and, on the basis of gross exaggerations of highly uncertain computer projections combined into implausible chains of inference, proceeded to contemplate a roll-back of the industrial age.
"Chris Horner takes us through this story, including fascinating investigations into the role of major industries and the muzzling of science, with verve, humor, and a genuine concern for accuracy. His descriptions will provoke laughter as well as recognition that tears are more in order."
350 pages ($19.95)