Hot Air: The Inside Story of the Battle Against Climate Change Denial

Author(s) : Peter Stott

Hot Air: The Inside Story of the Battle Against Climate Change Denial

Book Details

  • Publisher : Atlantic Books
  • Published : 2021
  • Cover : Paperback
  • Pages : 336
  • Category :
    Environmental Studies
  • Catalogue No : 96354
  • ISBN 13 : 9781838952518
  • ISBN 10 : 1838952519

Reviews and Endorsements

"Hot Air is a compelling indictment of the people and organisations that, for whatever reason, refuse to accept the evidence of human-induced global warming. The scientific case for this has been clear for more than thirty years. It is disappointing that there is still a need for this book, but gratifying to find such a clear exposition of the science and the politics. The most important book you are likely to see this year" ― John Gribbin

"A rare and gripping insight into the drama behind the UN's landmark science reports shaping how the world responds to rising temperatures. With the feel of a past-faced thriller, Peter Stott takes the reader on a tense and sometimes painful journey through battles with climate deniers and oil-rich powers. It's a book that reveals the exhilarating triumphs and personal challenges of the researchers discovering how our planet is changing" ― David Shukman, Science Editor BBC News

"This important book lays out many of the stories behind the most important science in human history: the effort to prove, against the well-funded denialists and vested interests, that the planet was heating, that humans were responsible, and that we better take swift action. If there are historians around someday to tell this epic story in all its complexity, they will lean heavily on this account" ― Bill McKibben, author of Falter: Has the Human Game Begun to Play Itself Out?

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