04 Apr '11, 6am

Upcoming book: Climate Change Denial by Haydn Washington & John Cook

View a PDF of the front & back cover, reviews & table of contents In late 2009, I was approached by environmental scientist Haydn Washington who suggested collaborating on a book 'Climate Change Denial'. Haydn was interested in writing an in-depth examination of the social science behind denial - in particular, denial about climate change. There are various types of climate denial. There's literal denial, where skeptics deny the evidence for man-made global warming. This is most obvious in the denial industry, often funded by fossil fuel companies that seek to confuse the public. But there's also denial within governments, who pretend they are taking action. And there's denial within most of us. We let denial prosper and we resist the science and delude ourselves. Our book looks at all of these, examines the climate science in brief, summarises the types of denial argument...

Full article: http://www.skepticalscience.com/Upcoming-book-Climate-Cha...

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