This page deals with the American version of "Cool it!".
"Cool it! - The Skeptical Environmentalist´s Guide to Global Warming". Alfred A. Knopf, 253 pp.
Links to critical reviews and questions regarding the American version of the book, with many useful comments.
Lomborg has made his own list of (mostly very small) errors in the book .
Flaws and errors and
critical comments to
particular chapters are listed here.
The process of scrutinizing the book is quite time consuming and is still less than half complete (input from others, with information on concrete flaws and errors in "Cool it!", are very welcome. Contact here). For some sections of the book, no comments have been listed yet. For certain other sections, only a few comments have been made, and a thorough treatment is still awaiting. These sections are marked with "preliminary" or "few comments yet". But in all sections, more comments may be added in the future.
Some general comments to Cool it! are placed here on Lomborg-errors.
|Chapter 1: Polar Bears|
Discussion of polar
bears (pp. 4 -
|Chapter 2: It´s
Discussion of heat- and cold-related deaths (pp. 10 - 21 & 38 - 40).Discussion of cutting carbon (pp. 21 - 38) (preliminary)
|Chapter 3: Global warming:
Our many worries
Discussion of melting glaciers. (pp. 53 - 59)
|Chapter 4: The politics of
Discussion if we are getting scared witless (pp. 123 - 131)
|Chapter 5: Conclusion:
making our top priorities cool