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Boiling Point

How Politicians, Big Oil and Coal, Journalists and Activists Are Fueling the Climate Crisis--and What We Can Do to Avert Disaster

by Ross Gelbspan

Boiling Point
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    Jul 2004, 272 pages
    Nov 2005, 304 pages

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Passionate advocacy and lucid analysis. Current Affairs/Environment

From the book jacket: A brilliant examination of the most challenging environmental and political crisis this civilization has ever faced; Gelbspan shows not only the seriousness of climate disruption, but also how it could be deflected at huge savings to the public.

Comment:  To see that global warming is effecting our weather patterns, look at the insurance industry.  During the 1980s insurance companies in the USA lost an average of $2 billion a year to weather extremes, but this rose to an average of $12 billion a year in the 1990s.  The United Nations estimate ...

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