Notes



Introduction: The Warming of the Earth

1. John Weier, "Global Warming," NASA, April 8, 2002. www.nasa.gov.

2. John J. Berger, Beating the Heat: Why and How We Must Combat Global Warming. Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Hills Books, 2000, p. 13.

Chapter 1: What Is Global Warming?

3. Quoted in PBS, What's Up with the Weather? December 30, 1999. www.pbs.org.

4. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Paleoclimatology Program. www.ngdc.noaa.gov.

5. Robert B. Gagosian, "Triggering Abrupt Climate Change: Can Global Warming Cause an 'Ice Age'?," What's New?, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute. www.whoi.edu.

6. William Hutton, "Scientists, in Their Own Words," The Hutton Commentaries , February, 1, 2001. www.hutton commentaries.com.

7. Wallace S. Broecker, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University. www.ldeo.columbia.edu.

Chapter 2: The Study of Climate Change

8. Gagosian, "Triggering Abrupt Climate Change."

9. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Paleoclimatology Program.

10. Quoted in CNN, "Deciphering the Ice," America's Best Society and Culture , 2001. www.cnn.com.

11. Quoted in PBS. What's Up with the Weather?

12. Dr. John Firor, interview with the author, December 12, 2002.

13. NASA, "About the Terra Spacecraft," Terra: The Earth Observing System (EOS) Flagship. http://terra.nasa.gov.

Chapter 3: The Human Contribution

14. Stephen H. Schneider, Global Warming: Are We Entering the Greenhouse Century?, San Francisco: Sierra Club Books, 1989,
p. 65.

15. Quoted in PBS, What's Up with the Weather?

16. Gale Christianson, "From Benevolence to Menace: An Historian's Biography of Global Warming," Earth Matters , Columbia Earth Institute, Spring 2000. www.earthinstitute. columbia.edu.

17. Berger, Beating the Heat , p. 31.

18. Patrick J. Michaels, "Carbon Dioxide: A Satanic Gas?" Testimony before the Subcommittee on National Economic Growth, CATO, October 6, 1999. www.cato.org.

19. Gerald Urquhart et al., "Tropical Deforestation," Earth Observatory , NASA, 2001. www.nasa.gov.

20. Quoted in PBS, What's Up with the Weather?

Chapter 4: Signs of a Warming Planet

21. Quoted in Hanna Goss, "Rising Seas: Maryland Managers Pursue Higher Ground," Coastal Services Magazine , NOAA, March/April 2000. www.csc.noaa.gov.

22. Quoted in British Antarctic Survey (press release), "Satellite Spies on Doomed Antarctic Ice Shelf," March 19, 2002. www.antarctica.ac.uk.

23. Quoted in Eve Savory, "The Shrinking Polar Bears," The National , CBC Canada, July 1, 1999. www.tv.cbc.ca.

24. Quoted in Doug O'Harra, "As Alaska Thaws, Engineers Eye Strange New World," Anchorage Daily News , January 9, 2003, p. A-1. www.alaska.com.

25. Quoted in Ned Rozell, "Thawing Permafrost Threatens Alaska's Foundation," Alaska Science Forum , Geophysical Institute, January 23, 1997. www.gi.alaska.edu.

26. DeNeen L. Brown, "Waking the Dead, Rousing Taboo in Northwest Canada, Thawing Permafrost Is Unearthing Ancestral Graves," National Association of Tribal Historic Preservation Officers , October 17, 2001. www.nathpo.org.

27. Quoted in Gabrielle Walker, "Climate Change Scenario," New Scientist. n.d. www.newscientist.com.

28. World Wildlife Fund, "Global Warming & Atlantic Hurricanes," September 1999. www.worldwildlifefund.org.

29. Gagosian, "Triggering Abrupt Climate Change."

Chapter 5: Global Warming and the Future

30. Weier, "Global Warming."

31. Quoted in PBS, What's Up with the Weather?

32. Quoted in PBS, What's Up with the Weather?

33. Richard S. Lindzen, "Global Warming: The Origin and Nature of the Alleged Scientific Consensus," CATO Review of Business & Government , CATO, 1992, vol. 15, no. 2. www.cato.org.

34. Craig D. Idso and Keith E. Idso, "Elitist Leaders Out of Step with Scientific Reality," Editorial Commentary , Center for the Study of Carbon Dioxide and Global Change, February 2001. www.co2science.org.

35. Thomas Gale Moore, "Global Warming: Try It, You Might Like It," CATO Dailys , June 4, 1998. www.cato.org.

36. Quoted in PBS, What's Up with the Weather?

37. Quoted in Curtis Runyan, "Ocean Warming Studies Bolster Evidence of Human Hand in Climate Change," World Watch , July/August 2001, p. 10.

38. Quoted in PBS, What's Up with the Weather?

39. Weier, "Global Warming."

40. Firor, interview with the author.

41. Quoted in PBS, What's Up with the Weather?

42. Schneider, Global Warming , p. 36.

Chapter 6: A Cooler Earth

43. Quoted in PBS, What's Up with the Weather?

44. Moore, "Global Warming."

45. Berger, Beating the Heat , p. 81.

46. Quoted in PBS, What's Up with the Weather?

47. Union of Concerned Scientists, "Common Sense on Climate Change: Practical Solutions to Global Warming." n.d. www.ucsusa.org.

48. Quoted in PBS, What's Up with the Weather?

49. Royal Dutch/Shell Group of Companies, "Our Approach to Climate Change." n.d. www.shell.com.

50. Berger, Beating the Heat , pp. 86–87.

51. Patrick J. Michaels, "Abrupt Climate Noise," National Review Online , December 19, 2001. www.nationalreviewonline.com.

52. Patrick J. Michaels, Paul C. Knappenberger, and Robert E. Davis, "The Way of Warming," Regulation Magazine , CATO, Fall 2000, p. 14. www.cato.org.

53. Quoted in Andrew C. Revkin, "Who Cares About a Few Degrees?" New York Times , November 27, 1997. www.ny times.com.

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