Global Warming, Really? by Gregory E. Parker
Review by W.J. Rayment / Conservative Bookstore -- Whenever I write about global warming I feel like I am beating a dead horse. Or at least I am beating a horse that should be dead. The evidence amassed in the last few years has convinced me beyond certainty that man-made global warming is a hoax created to funnel money to unscrupulous people and to acquire funding for a project designed to erode the free market system.
"Global Warming, Really?" by Gregory E. Parker convinced me that my assumptions were correct. Parker is a young politician in Texas who looks to have a long and successful career. It is obvious that his book stems from a deep passion, which springs from a thorough understanding of the global warming issue. He tackles the subject head on, arraying the basic facts which tend to illustrate the fallacy of the global warming argument.
Of course, he also assails the leaders of the global warming movement including Al Gore and others, pointing out that they cannot possibly believe in their movement when their life-styles belie their words. Al Gore's mansion in a single month burns more energy than an average American home burns in a year, and he says he pays for that via carbon offsets which he pays cash for? What a joke. As Parker points out, the Earth doesn't recognize cash.
"Global Warming, Really?" is written in a colloquial style that is both entertaining and informative. Parker has a way of distilling the subject down to its essentials and delivering those essentials to the reader with intelligence and verve.
Parker made a very happy choice in including a section by R. Warren Anderson on the history of climate change alarmism. Much of this was information of which I was unaware. I did not know that there were similar predictions of global warming flooding out of the media in the 1890s, with fears of an ice age in the twenties, global warming in the 1930s, global cooling in the 70s (which I actually remember being bandied about by my teachers in high-school), and now global warming again since the 1990s. The previous hoaxes were relatively harmless because they merely sold newspapers. Today's global warming, on the other hand, seems to be exacerbated by the heavy outpouring of government funds, which perpetuate the need to continue the hoax, even after it has largely been discredited by the recent scandals.
Parker's assault on the GWA (as he achronymizes the Global Warming Activists) is both dead on logical and devastating. This is a great book to help get a basic understanding of the global warming issue. It also brings up many fresh points that would aid in a debate. "Global Warming, Really?" is another nail in the coffin of that dying horse we call Global Warming.
Gobal Warming Really? by Gregory E. Parker is available at Amazon.