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20 years ago, scientific superstar Carl Sagan urged us to use our brains – to be actively skeptical.
There should be spaces in our communities where climate skeptics can speak freely. A group in Norway is an excellent example.
People see the world differently. If we’re going to do more than preach to our respective choirs in the climate debate, we need to recognize this.
I’m feeling especially grateful for a recent book review in the Tuscon Citizen – and for the ones left by readers on Amazon.com and it’s related websites.
Pachauri’s 2010 work of fiction and the credibility of the IPCC’s 2013-2014 climate report are now inextricably linked.
There are many reasons to distrust the UN’s climate panel. Let’s start with political meddling and authors linked to green lobby groups.
My new book takes a close look at Rajendra Pachauri, the man in charge of the UN entity that will release a new climate report later this month. It’s available as a paperback, a Kindle e-book, or an instantly downloadable PDF.
The (fully-searchable) electronic version of my book, The Delinquent Teenager, will soon cost $7.99 rather than $4.99. This is the only book-length evaluation of the IPCC by an independent journalist. The IPCC will release Part 1 of its new climate assessment in late September.
The head of the IPCC has written a novel in which the central character is infatuated with pseudoscience and in which UFO enthusiast Shirley MacLaine is presented as credible. The final installment of the Nobel Laureate Summer Reading series.
Girl spurns boy, marries someone else, and is anally raped on her honeymoon. Girl comes crawling back to boy, begging for forgiveness, and pleading for one more chance.
There’s nothing wrong with writing a sex-saturated novel. But IPCC chairman Rajendra Pachauri says this book is “all about spirituality.”
Between the ages of four and six, our hero is judged to be the smartest, gets “revenge against the whole world,” and is preferred by the girls.
Tidbit #1 from Rajendra Pachauri’s 2010 novel. HSBC, the huge multinational bank, has linked its brand to this strange, stilted prose.
A new book appears to be a rehash of 40-year-old environmental scaremongering endorsed by that era’s men of science.
Emergency! Catastrophe! Earth is turning into an unprecedented hellhole – according to an Oxford professor and Microsoft official.
A free, shortish book defends – and celebrates – oil and coal.
The natural world is heartless and cruel. Yet we humans equate ‘natural’ with ‘good’.
According to Canada’s most prominent environmentalist, the mining of gold, silver, copper and other minerals poses an unacceptable risk to the planet’s atmosphere.
Nobel-winning work about self-delusion and flawed judgment applies to all of us – even climatologists.
According to 1960s radicals, the environmental movement has been funded and orchestrated by fossil fuel interests.
The language being used in 1970, the year Earth Day was born, hasn’t changed much: Crisis. Catastrophe. Endangered. Extinction.
It’s springtime. Here’s hoping that our eyes are opening along with the blossoms.
Half of children perish in pre-industrial societies. Take your pick: a bucolic, green fantasy world – or one that’s safe for kids.
Climate crusaders urge us to Think of the children! But that can be used by anyone to advance any argument under the sun.
Most polar bear info is filtered through an activist lens. Here are some alternative views.
A new, 73-page paper about America’s “most visible environmental activist” doesn’t mention that he’s an emotional basketcase.
Is a new academic network just a cover for climate activists?
The German translation of my book is now in bookstores, readers of this blog are generous souls, and a troubling examination of free speech on university campuses sheds light on the climate debate.
A searing critique of environmental thought has emerged from an unlikely source – contemporary French philosophy.
Reserve your spot on my four-city speaking tour – or purchase the brand new Australian edition of my book.
The author of a 2007 book on climate change failed to mention his own IPCC involvement while pointing to that body as an authority. This is called an undisclosed conflict-of-interest.
A climate debate that includes Al Gore’s climate ideas – but not Bob Carter’s – is no debate at all.
It’s official. The Delinquent Teen is being translated into German and will be for sale in German bookstores later this year.
When I describe the surreal world of climate science to people who are strangers to that world I know it sounds fantastical. But there are strong parallels with the recently destroyed economies of Iceland, Greece, and Ireland.
Reviews of my book continue to appear in Switzerland, South Africa, the UK, and the US.
The IPCC has, so far, ignored my book. But perhaps I’m having an impact nevertheless.
At the end of 2011 Treehugger.com continues to portray IPCC chairman Rajendra Pachauri as a saint.
I trusted the IPCC’s website when it listed the lead authors of one of its chapters. If that list is wrong am I the party who hasn’t been careful?
Some book reviews, an excerpt in The Huffington Post, and an invitation to speak at a climate change conference in Munich.
My book is now available as a paperback. Thank you for your patience.
I’ve not commented on Peter Gleick’s one-star review of my book on Amazon.com prior to this interview.
The paperback edition of The Delinquent Teenager will make its debut within the next 48 hours.
The World Wildlife Fund says the charge that scientists affiliated with its organization have infiltrated the IPCC is “ludicrous.” Surely it can do better than that.
Canada’s National Post newspaper is running an excerpt of my book this weekend. It may be the only newspaper on the planet employing three climate skeptic journalists.
The Delinquent Teenager has been reviewed in the Tuscon Citizen.
Thanks so much for the purchases, the reviews, and the growing momentum! See a sample of the PDF edition here.
Please consider leaving a review of my book on the Amazon store websites. These reviews really do matter.
Digital editions of my book can now be purchased from Amazon.com, as well as Amazon outlets in the UK, Germany, and France. An instantly-downloadable PDF edition is also available.
My book-length exposé of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change will be available soon.
My book has a new title – and will be available in September.