Climate Cover-Up: The Crusade to Deny Global Warming

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Greystone Books, 2009 - Nature - 240 pages
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Talk of global warming is nearly inescapable these days - but there are some who believe the concept of climate change is an elaborate hoax. Despite the input of the world's leading climate scientists, the urgings of politicians, and the outcry of many grassroots activists, many Americans continue to ignore the warning signs of severe climate shifts. How did this happen? Climate Cover-up seeks to answer this question, describing the pollsters and public faces who have crafted careful language to refute the findings of environmental scientists. Exploring the PR techniques, phony "think tanks," and funding used to pervert scientific fact, this book serves as a wake-up call to those who still wish to deny the inconvenient truth.

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I'm not one for conspiracy theories, but the evidence presented in Climate Cover-Up (on the privately funded effort to sow uncertainty on climate change in the media) is inescapable. Some people are ... Read full review

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About the author (2009)

Jim Hoggan is president of James Hoggan and Associates, an award-winning public relations firm that has been recognized with the highest honour awarded by the American Public Relations Society (the Silver Anvil). He is a leading authority on public perceptions pertaining to issues including the environment, climate change, and sustainability. Hoggan is also Chair of the David Suzuki Foundation, a trustee of the Dalai Lama Centre for Peace and Education, co-founder of, and a graduate of Al Gore’s Inconvenient Truth boot camp.

Richard Littlemore is a strategist and the senior writer at Hogan & Associates and the editor at the DeSmogBlog, one of the top climate change blogs on the Internet. He has written for newspapers including the Ottawa Citizen and the Vancouver Sun, and magazines while building a corporate career consulting and writing speeches for some of the West Coast's most accomplished business and academic leaders. He has also served on the Canadian government's Kyoto implementation process. He lives on Bowen Island, British Columbia, Canada.

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