All in all, it is a wonderfully informative and wonderfully readable book.
In this fascinating book, renowned climate scientist Stephen Schneider gives a unique eyewitness account of the science and politics of anthropogenic warming.
The book reads easily, though I would have liked to have seen more material on the science of climate change and merits of arguments that both sides present.
This book takes a look at what it was like to be a climate scientist struggling under attack by the well monied climate change deniers. Read morePublished 4 months ago by M. Hyman
Stephen "Baldy Cornball" Schneider falls in the Al Gore camp of pompous blowhards. I read this book and some of his other articles. No critical thinking. This Book is junk. Read morePublished 16 months ago by ChillyWiIlly
I live in Bangladesh, the low-lying and heavily populated country which is widely acknowledged to be at greatest risk of suffering from climate change. Read morePublished 21 months ago by Zeeshan Hasan
This is primarily an autobiographical work. In it the late Stephen Schneider tells his story of entering the subject of climatology and becoming involved in the politics of climate... Read morePublished on September 29, 2012 by Jordan Bell
Stephen H. Schneider's book "Science as a Contact Sport: Inside the Battle to Save Earth's Climate" is a detailed historical account told from the viewpoint of one of the United... Read morePublished on January 31, 2012 by Neil Dewitte
An excellent autobiographical description of Stephen Scheider's long role in climate modelling and in IPCC. Read morePublished on October 27, 2011 by P. K. Foster
I liked this book quite a bit, in that it is largely a autobiography of a leading (i.e.,Nobel prize winning) climate scientist who tells how science is done, with the arguments and... Read morePublished on February 12, 2011 by Dan Sherman
Yes, lots of interesting politics on critical subject, but Schneider writes an awful lot about himself (meetings he went to, ideas he had, disputes he had with people). Read morePublished on December 23, 2010 by t3p
A book which covered exactly what I wanted to learn. Schneider presented in a way that was factual, not radical.Published on November 14, 2010 by mrsspillo