The Guardian Offers "Words of Warming"

Sat, 2008-08-09 14:24Richard Littlemore
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The Guardian Offers "Words of Warming"

Yet More Summer Reading

Here's a book page extravaganza from The Guardian, beginning with a fairly comprehensive survey of recent climate change literature (in the popular press) from Weather Makers author Tim Flannery, and then following on with a “top picks” section from six other people ranging from Guardian columnist George Monbiot and to  High Tide author Mark Lynas.

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Meanwhile in Canada…

Canadian media has chosen to keep a certain idiotic review of Tim Flannery and his book on-line, which says

“…Aussie zoologist Tim Flannery has no professional credentials…”

“Australian climate scientists have debunked it thoroughly…”

“…a self-promoting zoologist who has garnered a large and loyal following for his sensationalist views on climate change.”

Oh, I get it. It’s Backwards Land, where armchair grumblers reverse the facts about more qualified people.

link: http://www.canada.com/components/print.aspx?id=d622e9fa-cdc8-4163-8292-a1a554f58f94

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