Buy Textbooks  |  Rent Textbooks  |  Sell Textbooks  |  eTextbooks
Help  |  Questions? 1-877-292-6442
Hello, Sign In
Your Account
0

Meltdown : Predictable Distortion of Global Warming by Scientists, Politicians, and the Media - 04 edition

Meltdown : Predictable Distortion of Global Warming by Scientists, Politicians, and the Media (ISBN10: 1930865597; ISBN13: 9781930865594)
ISBN13: 978-1930865594
ISBN10: 1930865597

Summary: Why is news about global warming always bad? Why do scientists so often offer dire predictions about the future of the environment? In Meltdown, climatologist Patrick J. Michaels says it's only natural. He argues that the way we do science today--when issues compete with each other for monopoly funding by the federal government--creates a culture of exaggeration and a political community that then takes credit for having saved us from certain doom.

Michaels ...show more starts with a succinct discussion of climate-change science and then unrolls a litany of falsehood, exaggeration, and misstatement. He cites hundreds of errors and exaggerations in scientific papers, news reports, and television sound bites--from the "National Assessment" of global warming, a Clinton-era document that used computer models that its authors knew did not work, to the infamous New York Times story about the melting of the North Pole, published in September 2000 and halfheartedly retracted three weeks later.

An eminently readable and often humorous critique, Meltdown explains why these exaggerations persist and what to do about them. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 04
Cover: Hardcover
Publisher: Cato Inst.
Published: 11/15/2004
International: No



List Price: $24.95
Used  Currently Sold Out
New  Currently Sold Out
Rental $9.99
Due back 12/19/2014
Rental
Save $14.96 (60%)
  • Free return shipping
  • In stock
  • 21-day satisfaction guarantee
CDs or access codes may not be included
Marketplace sellers starting at $1.99

35 more offers below.

The Marketplace on Textbooks.com
Additional Sellers for Meltdown : Predictable Distortion of Global Warming by Scientists, Politicians, and the Media
Just for you, we curate a growing list of independent booksellers, giving you even MORE choices when shopping for your textbooks.
Keep in mind: Marketplace orders do NOT qualify for free shipping. More about the MarketplaceMore about the Marketplace

Filter by:   All (35)  |  New (9)  |  Like New (1)  |  Very Good (10)  |  Good (8)  |  Acceptable (7)

Price
 
Condition
Seller
Comments
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
Better World Books
Mishawaka, IN
Seller Rating: 4.63
Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Find out why millions of customers rave about Better World Books. Experience the best customer care and a 100% satisfaction guarante ...show moree. ...show less
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
VeryGood
Better World Books
Mishawaka, IN
Seller Rating: 4.63
Great condition for a used book! Minimal wear. Experience the best customer care, fast shipping, and a 100% satisfaction guarantee on all orders.
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
Wonder Book
Frederick, MD
Seller Rating: 4.64
Good condition. Very Good dust jacket.
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
VeryGood
Wonder Book
Frederick, MD
Seller Rating: 4.64
Very Good condition. Like New dust jacket. Owner's name inside.
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Acceptable
SuperFlyBooks AZ
Phoenix, AZ
Seller Rating: 4.26
Washington, DC 2004 Hard cover Fair. Save a book! Readable condition, lots of creases and wear. Glued binding. Paper over boards. With dust jacket. 271 p. Contains: Illustrations.
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
SuperFlyBooks AZ
Phoenix, AZ
Seller Rating: 4.26
Washington, DC 2004 Hard cover Good. Go green, recycle! Book may have wear from reading, may contain some library markings. Glued binding. Paper over boards. With dust jacket. 271 p. Contains: Illus ...show moretrations. ...show less
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
BookHolders MD
College Park, MD
Seller Rating: 4.66
First Good [ No Hassle 30 Day Returns ] [ Edition: First ] Publisher: Cato Institute Pub Date: 11/25/2004 Binding: Hardcover Pages: 208.
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
Alibris NV
Sparks, NV
Seller Rating: 4.64
Washington, DC 2004-11-01 Hardcover Good Glued binding. Paper over boards. With dust jacket. 271 p. Contains: Illustrations.
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Acceptable
HippoBooks-DB
Toledo, OH
Seller Rating: 4.54
Our feedback rating says it all: Five star service and fast delivery! We have shipped four million items to happy customers, and have one MILLION unique items ready to ship today!
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
OwlsBooks-TRM
Toledo, OH
Seller Rating: 4.43
Giving great service since 2004: Buy from the Best! 4,000,000 items shipped to delighted customers. We have 1,000,000 unique items ready to ship! Find your Great Buy today!
Page:   1     2     3     4     |   Next >
Close
Close
Close