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Instead, Chris Mooney gives a very balanced view of the debate on the global warming/hurricane connection.
The book is surprisingly rich in technical detail, and Mooney has grasped the nuances of the breadth of scientific arguments and uncertainties.
Although Mooney keeps the pace moving along, by the time you finish this book, you may know more about hurricanes than you bargained for.
If you only read one book on the arguments over rising CO2 levels, global warming and climate change, make it this one. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Thomas K. Johnson
Storm World is basically a history of hurricane science, starting with the 1800s but focusing most on the years 2004-2006, when the author met with leading experts in the field and... Read morePublished on March 14, 2012 by wxnotes
Hurricanes have been a perplexing phenomenon for humans. They appear as beautiful spirals on radar, but in reality they destroy everything in their path. Read morePublished on December 5, 2010 by Hurricanes_unite
Storm World: Hurricanes, Politics, and the Battle over Global Warming, written by Chris Mooney, is an aggregation of varying perspectives on the connection or lack thereof between... Read morePublished on December 5, 2008 by Rita S.
Chris Mooney presents a fascinating inside look into the politics and personalities behind hurricane science and scientists. Read morePublished on February 29, 2008 by Glenn Gallagher
This is a good book, but not quite as good as the other reviewers suggest. I suspect that how much you like this book depends, in part, on how much you agree with the author's... Read morePublished on January 26, 2008 by E. Slavitt
This is an exceptionally well done example of scientific journalism.
It presents a balanced review of both sides of the global warming ->
hurricanes issue while... Read more
Chris Mooney has written a fascinating account of one of the more complex issues associated with global warming -- the possibility of increased hurricane activity. Read morePublished on January 12, 2008 by David Morrison
It was probably a coincidence that this book reached our library just as I started teaching an online meteorology class at a local university. Read morePublished on October 11, 2007 by K. L Sadler