Category Archives: Book Review

Don’t sell your coat!

This guest post is well worth a read – Anthony Guest post by Harold Ambler What follows is an excerpt from my new book Don’t Sell Your Coat, available here: I want to examine the moral component of meteorological journalism. As … Continue reading

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“Without energy, life is brutal and short”

Yesterday I had the honor of co-presenting a seminar with Dr. John Christy of the University of Alabama, Huntsville, when he visited Chico State University. He had relatives to visit in town but had asked to be able to make … Continue reading

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Mooney pulls a Muller

Gee where have we seen this before? Chris Mooney issues a press release on his upcoming publication, then he wonders why people aren’t accepting it because the real publication isn’t done yet and all we have is a cover and … Continue reading

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Donna’s IPCC “delinquent teenager” now in paperback

NOW AVAILABLE!! Paperback $20 (click here) -250 pages -includes an index -ships internationally from CreateSpace, the publishing arm of Amazon.com

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The IPCC “Delinquent teenager” gets air time

Donna Laframboise is interviewed on SunTV about her new book. 7:40, but well worth your time. Click image for the video. Tom Harris at ICSC writes: Toronto-based researcher Donna Laframboise deconstruct the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) on … Continue reading

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Donna Laframboise’s new exposé book on the IPCC

Here’s Here are some reviews: Blooming brilliant. Devastating” – Matt Ridley, author of The Rational Optimist “…shines a hard light on the rotten heart of the IPCC” – Richard Tol, Professor of the Economics of Climate Change and convening lead … Continue reading

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Delingpole on Reason.tv

James Delingpole and WUWT are inextricably linked in climate history. I broke the climategate story here at WUWT from my laptop at Dulles airport, Delingpole was the first in the MSM to pick it up. From there the story spread … Continue reading

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Censorship or salesmanship?

Mark Lynas makes a complaint about what he describes as possible censorship related to the release of his new book The God Species. Apparently, it got pulled from Amazon.com in the UK. He writes: The God Species withdrawn from Amazon … Continue reading

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A mini-movie in blackboard form – Why The Left’s Global Warming Agenda Is Wrong

A “visual broadside”, so to speak, in a short but sensible and entertaining video. This is based on Roy Spencer’s work and it is a must watch. I highly recommend sharing this video on every blog and website you can.

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Roy Spencer’s new book

Dr. Roy Spencer has a new book out, and I’m happy to give him space on WUWT with a plug for it. Josh of cartoonsbyjosh.com did the cover art. Looks like Roy was funded by “big fire” in writing this … Continue reading

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The Worst “Cook”book Interview Ever?

Guest post by Bob Fernley-Jones. (AKA Bob_FJ) In addition to regular readers at WUWT, those familiar with John Cook’s misleadingly named website “Skeptical Science” may be offended by the following interview with John Cook and Haydn Washington about their new … Continue reading

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On being a scientist – a manual

Bruce Foutch writes about this book in Tips and Notes to WUWT, Phil Jones might benefit from a gift copy. ON BEING A SCIENTIST A GUIDE TO RESPONSIBLE CONDUCT IN RESEARCH  THIRD EDITION This book is now available from The … Continue reading

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Alarming trends

Over at Bishop Hill’s blog, he posted this graph below which is an output from a special Google Labs search query. It lists the percentage of books that are about nuclear war and climate change. Fittingly, the climate change graph … Continue reading

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New book: Slaying the Sky Dragon

I have not read this book, but it has been raising some volume in Skeptic websites. What strikes me is the number of authors, it has (9 by my count). Strangely, one of the authors, Oliver K. Manuel,  is a … Continue reading

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Pielke Jr. on Trenberth’s Book Review

Dr. Roger Pielke Junior sent this along with the options to ignore it, or to publish in whole or in part. Apparently, Dr. Kevin Trenberth can’t account for the facts in the book, The Climate Fix, and it’s a travesty … Continue reading

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Arctic Ice Rebound Predicted

Guest post by Verity Jones Man is not the primary cause of change in the Arctic says book by Russian scientists Forget the orthodox view of Arctic climate change – this book has a very different message. (h/t to WUWT … Continue reading

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The Improving State of the World

With all the gloom and doom being pushed today, the title of this book is one of certain optimism. WUWT reader may recognize the author, Indur M. Goklany, a frequent WUWT contributor. I highly recommend his book, both for the … Continue reading

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The Climate Fix is “in”

The Climate Fix: What Scientists and Politicians Won’t Tell You About Global Warming is now available at Amazon.com

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[Climate] War, what is it good for?

Climate Change Not Linked To African Wars Excerpts from: Quirin Schiermeier, Nature News, 6 September 2010 In his popular 2008 book Climate Wars, the US journalist and military historian Gwynne Dyer laid out a daunting scenario. Climate change would put growing … Continue reading

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Pachy’s book review

WUWT readers may recall this article and photo from earlier this year: IPCC now in Bizarroland: Pachauri releases “smutty” romance novel Click for more photos from his book release. Well at least one person bought his book Return to Almora, and … Continue reading

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Heidi Cullen doomcasts in new stemwinding sci-fi thriller

Dr. Heidi Cullen of Weather Channel fame but now CEO of Climate Central outfit is publishing a new book on August 3, so far #138,256 on Amazon’s bestsellers but sure to rocket up the listings when the book publicity tour … Continue reading

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The CRUTape Letters now in Japanese

People send me stuff. I get so many books and manuscripts to review that I could heat my home if I had a wood burning stove. While I was away, one arrived in the mail from Japan. Despite claims that … Continue reading

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What I’m reading on the plane

Quite by accident I took a wrong turn this AM while searching for a Starbucks, and ended up in front of an interesting bookshop in the old Scots Church building in Sydney. I went in and one of the first … Continue reading

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Omaha schools pull Laurie David’s AGW book citing “major factual error” and DiCaprio video “without merit”.

Omaha.com reports on the school board that made this decision here. This book has been around since 2007. Since she’s married to Seinfeld producer Larry David, so it fits right in with the rest of the Seinfeld saga. For example, … Continue reading

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Book Review – Climatism

I’ve been tardy in reviewing a number of books people have sent to me. Especially this one. So I’m happy to say that William Gray reviews the book Climatism! by Steve Goreham while busy with other things down under. – … Continue reading

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New book from Dr. Roy Spencer

I have been remiss at posting reviews on several books that people have sent me. I hope to get some of them up in the next week. Dr. Spencer’s announcement below is a start, though his is the one book … Continue reading

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Hockey Stick Illusion: “Shut-eyed Denial”

By John A A shout-out for a review of Andrew Montford’s “The Hockey Stick Illusion” by Matt Ridley in Prospect Magazine. Andrew Montford’s The Hockey Stick Illusion is one of the best science books in years. It exposes in delicious … Continue reading

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Climategate: The CRUtape Letters now online at Amazon.com

If you tried earlier and could not purchase this great book, it is online now at Amazon and ready for purchase. UPDATE : Kindle version now available for purchase online at Amazon.com click here Climategate: The CRUtape Letters (Volume 1) … Continue reading

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