Journalist Ross Gelbspan’s new book, Boiling Point (out in late July from Basic Books), reveals how politicians, big oil and coal, the media, and. Revisiting the consensus on global warming (The Heat Is On, ), Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Gelbspan finds the US strangely at odds. But Ross Gelbspan is no slave to fashion. The beauty of his book Boiling Point is how it reminds us that scientific facts are inescapable, even.

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Ross is merciless about the urgency of the science of global warming. If left unchecked, climate change will ultimately swamp every other issue facing us today.

Please provide an email address. Public investment is no substitute for a climate policy in which emission limits drive private investment in solutions. A passionate call-to-arms and a thoughtful roadmap for change, Roes Point reveals what’s at stake for our fragile planet. Library Locations and Hours.

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The implication is that they are not only sell-outs, but laughingstocks in the eyes of mainstream science. There was an error while adding the following items. According to Gelbspan, a proper approach to climate change could solve many other problems in our social, political, and economic lives. Gelbspan expands the argument about global warming: But the magnitude of the potential consequences is unprecedented. Congress during the 90’s. Even modest, politically achievable emission roxs can send powerful economic signals that will redirect private investment toward efficiency and renewables.


Moreover, a substantial number of developing countries that are boiking required to cut their gelbspa in the first round of the protocol have begun to do so anyway. The industry-driven campaign goes far beyond traditional public relations spin.

Unlike what we call reality, Ross’ dream observes non-negotiable physical limits on the capacity of the atmosphere to safely absorb carbon. They are the fossil fuel lobby, the current Bush polnt, and journalism.

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Bill McKibben wrote “Until you’ve read this book, you’re ill-equipped to think about the planet’s future. It also pits the fossil fuel industry-dominated Bush administration against the rest of the world. In Boiling PointRoss Gelbspan reveals exactly how the fossil fuel industry is directing the Bush administration’s energy and climate policies.

Booklist Review Denouncing the oil and coal industries as criminals against humanity, Gelbspan justifies his use of that label by communicating his sincere belief that human civilization is in mortal peril from global warming. Exceptional customer service Get specialist help and advice.

Retrieved from ” https: Where Mathematics Comes From. This excerpt traces what Gelbspan describes as a corrupt relationship between the Bush administration and the fossil-fuel industry. The Evolution of a Natural Miracle.


Conservation Land Management CLM is rosz quarterly magazine that is widely regarded as essential reading for all who are involved in land management for nature conservation, across the British Isles. Bythat share shrank to 22 percent — despite the advent of far more conclusive science, documenting human-caused global warming. Inhofe received double the campaign contributions from energy companies during the election than from any other business sector.


Indeed, what began as an initial response of many institutions — denial and delay — has now grown into a crime against humanity. In Novemberin an effort poont improve its environmental image, ExxonMobil trumpeted its investment in hydrogen fuel research.

He covered the U. Indeed, many environmentalists are heeding this call.

Bush, the White House has become the East Coast branch office of ExxonMobil and Peabody Coal, and climate change has become the preeminent case study of the contamination of our political system by money. The topic and the rapidly evolving political context mean that the book may date relatively quickly. EPA report, removing all references to the dangerous impacts of toss change on the United States.

In short boilingg, 13 leading climate scientists from the U.