The Madhouse Effect: How Climate Change Denial Is Threatening Our Planet, Destroying Our Politics, and Driving Us Crazy

The Madhouse Effect: How Climate Change Denial Is Threatening Our Planet, Destroying Our Politics, and Driving Us Crazy

by Michael Mann, Tom Toles

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ISBN-13: 9780231177870
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 06/26/2018
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 240
Sales rank: 64,858
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Michael E. Mann is Distinguished Professor of Atmospheric Science and director of the Earth Systems Science Center at Penn State University. He is the author of The Hockey Stick and the Climate Wars: Dispatches from the Front Lines (Columbia, 2012) and a fellow of the American Meteorological Society, the American Geophysical Union, and the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Tom Toles is the Pulitzer Prize–winning cartoonist of the Washington Post. He has a particular interest in climate change science and has worked consistently to advance understanding of this subject, including its political context, since the 1980s.

Table of Contents

Preface: Why We Wrote This Book
Acknowledgments
1. Science: How It Works
2. Climate Change: The Basics
3. Why Should I Give a Damn?
4. The Stages of Denial
5. The War on Climate Science
6. Hypocrisy—Thy Name Is Climate Change Denial
7. Geoengineering, or "What Could Possibly Go Wrong?"
8. A Path Forward
Notes
Index

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