Harcourt, Inc.
Available: 07/01/07
6 x 9 · 288 pages
978-0-15-101287-9 CDN $28.95 · cl


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Storm World

Hurricanes, Politics, and the Battle Over Global Warming

Chris Mooney

One of the leading environmental journalists and bloggers working today, Chris Mooney delves into a red-hot debate in this examination of hurricane science and the politics and culture wars surrounding it. He asks: is the ferocity and frequency of hurricanes connected to global warming?

Following the two leading scientists on either side of the debate, Mooney traces how government, the media, Big Business and politics influence the ways in which weather patterns are predicted, charted and even defined. Storm World is an urgently compelling look at the issues at the intersection of science and politics.

“A landmark in contemporary political reporting.” (Salon on The Republican War on Science)

Chris Mooney (Washington) is the author of The Republican War on Science. He is the Washington correspondent for Seed Magazine.



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