Straight Up: America's Fiercest Climate Blogger Takes on the Status Quo Media, Politicians, and Clean Energy Solutions

Straight Up: America's Fiercest Climate Blogger Takes on the Status Quo Media, Politicians, and Clean Energy Solutions

by Joseph J. Romm
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1597267163

ISBN-13: 9781597267168

Pub. Date: 04/08/2010

Publisher: Island Press

Straight Up draws on Joe Romm's celebrated blog, ClimateProgress.org, to explain the dangers of and solutions to climate change that you won't find in newspapers or on TV. His analysis is based on sophisticated knowledge of clean energy technologies, climate impacts, and government policy, written in a "straight up" style everyone can understand.

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Straight Up draws on Joe Romm's celebrated blog, ClimateProgress.org, to explain the dangers of and solutions to climate change that you won't find in newspapers or on TV. His analysis is based on sophisticated knowledge of clean energy technologies, climate impacts, and government policy, written in a "straight up" style everyone can understand.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781597267168
Publisher:
Island Press
Publication date:
04/08/2010
Edition description:
1
Pages:
179
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Why I Blog 1

Chapter 1 The Status Quo Media 11

Chapter 2 Uncharacteristically Blunt Scientists 43

Chapter 3 The Clean Energy Solution 67

Chapter 4 Peak Oil? Consider It Solved 101

Chapter 5 The Clean Energy New Deal 121

Chapter 6 The Bush-Cheney Reign of Error 137

Chapter 7 The Right-Wing Disinformation Machine 149

Chapter 8 Diagnosing Someone with Anti-Scientific Syndrome (ASS) 163

Chapter 9 Why Are Progressives So Lousy at Messaging? 181

Conclusion Is the Global Economy a Ponzi Scheme? 213

Afterword 217

Index 227

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