Global Warming Bibliography

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The question for those who don't know enough to decide for themselves about this controversy is which side is the scientists, and which is the psoeudoscientists? Is this manmade Global Warming, or natural Climate Change? In order to investigate this question properly, we must ask many more questions about the nature of scientific research, and its proper relationship with political decisionmaking. Are there reliable indicators that can by applied by the outsiders to this contretemps? The following is a list of publications on this topic, sorted purely alphabetically. Can you tell which are on which side? Can you tell which are in pursuit of truth, and which make up a conspiracy to delude the public? Here is some general views of the problem. Do they make sense?

  • Science Under Siege: Defending Science, Exposing Pseudoscience by Kendrick Frazier, Cameron McPherson Smith
  • The Republican War on Science by Chris Mooney
  • Undermining Science: Suppression and Distortion in the Bush Administration by Seth Shulman
  • Unscientific America: How Scientific Illiteracy Threatens our Future by Chris Mooney

Global Warming vs. Climate Change

  • Bending Science: How Special Interests Corrupt Public Health Research, by Thomas O. McGarity
  • Censoring Science: Inside the Political Attack on Dr. James Hansen and the Truth of Global Warming, by Mark Bowen
  • Clean Energy Common Sense: An American Call to Action on Global Climate Change, by Frances Beinecke (Author), Bob Deans (Author)
  • Climate Change: Picturing the Science, by Gavin Schmidt
  • Climate Cover-Up: The Crusade to Deny Global Warming, by James Hoggan (Author), Richard Littlemore (Contributor)
  • Dire Predictions: Understanding Global Warming, by Michael E. Mann
  • Doubt is Their Product: How Industry's Assault on Science Threatens Your Health, by David Michaels
  • Down to the Wire: Confronting Climate Collapse, by David W. Orr
  • Field Notes from a Catastrophe: Man, Nature, and Climate Change, by Elizabeth Kolbert
  • Floods, Famines, and Emperors: El Nino and the Fate of Civilizations, by Brian M. Fagan
  • Frozen Earth: The Once and Future Story of Ice Ages, by J. D. Macdougall
  • Global Warming: Understanding the Forecast, by David Archer
  • Ice Ages: Solving the Mystery, by Katherine Palmer Imbrie, John Imbrie
  • Our Choice: A Plan to Solve the Climate Crisis, by Al Gore
  • Our Choice: How We Can Solve the Climate Crisis (Young Reader Edition), by Al Gore
  • Plan B 4.0: Mobilizing to Save Civilization (Substantially Revised), by Lester R. Brown (Author)
  • Plows, Plagues, and Petroleum: How Humans Took Control of Climate, by W. F. Ruddiman
  • Six Degrees: Our Future on a Hotter Planet, by Mark Lynas
  • Storm World: Hurricanes, Politics, and the Battle Over Global Warming, by Chris Mooney
  • Storms of My Grandchildren: The Truth About the Coming Climate Catastrophe and Our Last Chance to Save Humanity, by James Hansen
  • The Great Warming: Climate Change and the Rise and Fall of Civilizations, by Brian M. Fagan
  • The Little Ice Age: How Climate Made History, 1300-1850, by Brian M. Fagan
  • The Long Summer: How Climate Changed Civilization, by Brian M. Fagan
  • The Long Thaw: How Humans Are Changing the Next 100,000 Years of Earth's Climate (Science Essentials), by David Archer (Author)
  • The Two-Mile Time Machine: Ice Cores, Abrupt Climate Change, and Our Future, by Richard B. Alley
  • The Weather Makers: How Man Is Changing the Climate and What It Means for Life on Earth, by Tim F. Flannery
  • The Winds of Change: Climate, Weather, and the Destruction of Civilizations, by Eugene Linden
  • Thin Ice: Unlocking the Secrets of Climate in the World's Highest Mountains, (John MacRae Books) by Mark Bowen
  • Unstoppable Global Warming: Every 1,500 Years, Updated and Expanded Edition, by S. Fred Singer, Dennis T. Avery
  • What's the Worst That Could Happen?: A Rational Response to the Climate Change Debate, by Greg Craven

Scientific Communication

  • Am I Making Myself Clear?: A Scientist's Guide to Talking to the Public by Cornelia Dean
  • Don't Be Such a Scientist: Talking Substance in an Age of Style by Randy Olson