Exactly the book [on global warming] I have been hoping someone would write. A must read for policy makers and those who want an honest understanding of the most important debate of our time. --Michael Smerconish, Nationally Syndicated Radio Host
Required reading for those on the left, right and center who are literally thirsting for a serious discussion minus the political demonization polemics. It s a book for those interested in solutions and policies, versus attack politics. Crammed with solid information. --Joe Gandelman, Editor in Chief, The Moderate Voice
Succeeds in spades! Stewart has a terrific knack for taking a complex subject and explaining it in a concise, easily understandable and readable manner. --David Reddick, Editor in Chief, ClimateandInsurance.org
Contents: keys to unlocking the mysteries of climate change -- The basics of climate change -- Feedback loops (nature's risk amplifiers) -- El nino, volcanoes, and global dimming (the climate change wildcards) -- Future manifestitations of global warming (the potential costs of inaction) -- Climate change skeptics (scientific champions or modern-day charlatans?) -- Population and sustainability (smaller footprints/more feet) -- Governments step in--except when they don't (solving the "problem of the commons") -- Peak oil (global warming's evil twin) -- Glimpsing a sustainable future (terawatts, electric vehicles, and the smart grid) -- Nuclear power and clean coal (bridges to a ...