To American version
This page deals with the British version of "Cool it!".
"Cool it! - The Skeptical Environmentalist´s Guide to Global Warming". Cyan Publications. 353 pp.
to critical reviews and questions
regarding the American version of the book, with many useful comments.
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. 1- 7).
See also the interview with Kevin Berger.
|Chapter 2: It´s getting hotter|
Discussion of heat-
and cold-related deaths (pp. 9 - 24 & 44 - 48).
Discussion of cutting
(pp. 24 - 44) (preliminary)
Discussion of prioritisation between climate and other issus
|Chapter 3: Global
Our many worries
<Discussion of CO2 and temperature (pp. 63-71)
|Chapter 4: The politics
Discussion if we are getting scared witless (few comments)
|Chapter 5: Conclusion:
making our top priorities cool