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You have been inundated with reports from media, governments, think tanks, and "experts" saying that our climate is changing for the worse, and it is our fault. Increases in droughts, heat waves, tornadoes, and poison ivy - to name a few - are all blamed on our "sins of emissions" from burning fossil fuels and increasing carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. Yet, you don't quite buy into this human-caused climate apocalypse. You aren't sure about the details because you don't have all the facts and likely aren't a scientist.

Inconvenient Facts was recorded specifically for you. Described in plain English and providing easy-to-understand information, Gregory Wrightstone presents the science to assess the basis of the threatening Thermageddon.The audiobook's 60 "inconvenient facts" come from government sources, peer-reviewed literature, or scholarly works, set forth in a way that is lucid and entertaining. The information will likely challenge your current understanding of many apocalyptic predictions about our ever dynamic climate. You will learn that the planet is improving, not in spite of increasing CO2 and rising temperature, but because of it. The very framework of the climate-catastrophe argument will be confronted with scientific fact.

Arm yourself with the truth.

PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your Library section along with the audio.

©2018 Gregory Wrightstone (P)2018 Blackstone Audio, Inc.

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the manifesto of a flailing oil man

The fact that CO2 or temperature levels were higher than today during the times before apes or flowering plants existed on earth is irrelevant to the question of whether we want, or should allow, high CO2 levels in modern times.

Wrightstone has worked for natural gas companies his whole career (CONTI, 2015, Meyer, 2019). He is also on the advisory board of the Heartland Institute, according to his web site. The Heartland Institute is a conservative think tank that in the 1990s helped Phillip Morris attempt to discredit the science of the health risks of smoking. Since then, it has made climate denial one of its main focuses. The Heartland Institute received funding from ExxonMobile and from Koch Industries.
The fossil fuel industry is a logical special interest in support of Wrigthstone’s Inconvenient Facts.

-Wilard MacDonald in his fantastically detailed and thorough review of this book, in which he expresses so many of my own thoughts in better words and with more specificity.

I would also like to mention that while this, again, is absolutely an open love letter to petroleum, the narrator was objectively fantastic. Seriously, Brian Holsopple deserves a Grammy. He makes you hate him like a good Daniel Day-Lewis villain.

In closing, I'm glad this was free.

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Fantastic Read!!!

Currently I am 14 years of age and in my school and many others we must learn about the fraud and non-existent climate change. This book was a great help to prove my unhinged liberal teacher the truth about climate change and global warming. She told us the ice caps are melting, lie, she told us the polar bears are going extinct, lie, and she told us the white race was responsible for the destruction of our planet.

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Immediately confrontational, not a scientific discussion

Considering Wrightstone is a life long O&G , it is no surprise that he is doing whatever is necessary to protect his livelihood. However, instead of doing this in an actual discussion in the manner of science, but immediately coming out of the gates assuming his readers have no ability to grasp the scientific data and states, "it's written on plane English". Also attacking mainstream media and the education system. This type of an opinion piece is a perfect example of a book that fuels conspiracy theories and the rabbit holes that ensue.
Something as simple as the terminology change from global warming to climate change was to clarify, not to cover up the fact that the "warmth had stopped".
Levels today cannot be compared to levels 1 million years ago, 100 million years ago. Plant and animal life was totally different and use gases, liquids and solids in different ways than anything we could only imagine.
Did you know flowers popped up just around 130 million years ago? Today, man could not live with out the flowers and the bees, so today's world is nothing like the world was before the last ice age began. Comparing co2 levels from now and then is like comparing elephants and quarks.

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Fake science

Facts are not established by claiming false statistics and citing absurd sources. I am not a proponent of the radical, sensationalist claims that humanity is imminently doomed if we do not make immediate, drastic changes. However, as an observant materials scientist with two engineering degrees, one whom loves to be outdoors and adores the natural universe, I, as well as most of you, know that humans impact the environment. Some positive and some negative. We are inherently part of the system in which we reside. Indeed, we - and everything we do - are just as natural as a virgin, boreal forest. To this end, we have a unique capability to be the stewards of our ecosystems to the best of our ability. We will benefit, as a species, to develop and modernize our energy infrastructure and understand our chemical,and physical impact on the planet. We are inextricable from the performance of the system as long as we exist in it. This book purports to have a unique understanding of information, claiming we are not privy to it. The data cited is not correct. Go to the websites claimed by the author to report it, and confirm it for yourself. This book is written by an obviously biased dude who’s ignorant of the scientific method with a childish, sarcastic tone. It’s sad that so many find to be a good book. It gets a B+ in 5th grade persuasive writing class, though.

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Biased

I like opposing viewpoints. However this book seems to have more bias against liberals than actual science.

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Excellent summary of reasons to question AGW

The Anthropogenic global warming (AGW) hoax, based on half truths + politically motivated fear mongering, is concisely summarized in 60 fact-based statements, supported by data contained in the literature. Any one of these 60 facts provides ample reason to question the AGW climate change propoganda embraced by the uninformed.
Taken all together, it is incredulous that a thinking person could conclude anything other than ....... "AGW is a well-organized, well-funded scheme to create political discord."
This book should be required reading for every school student in the US (middle school thru high school) and developed into a feature film for general public education.

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Exactly what I have been looking for

I studied climate science enough to recognize that what has been being pushed for the last couple of decades is not possible. They way I discovered this book was because I finally decided to start pricing together research to prove my point. Found it. The author even includes the money trail.

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Climate Facts

Well written, backed and packed with data from the recent and geologic past that prove the popular and political climate change information is propoganda, not science.

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Truthfully amazing!

well done book. enjoyed the science that has been stifled to what agenda it is representing. truth on true science is amazing.

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Good counter to the mainstream media

This provided a good counterpoint to what is normally preached as consensus amongst scientists in the mainstream media. If nothing else, it will help people relax when it comes to stress about climate change. My one complaint is that I can’t see the figures when I’m listening to an audiobook in the car.

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  • 09-17-21

Debunking science without scientific rigor

The author bases a premise on a straw man argument and asks the reader to ignore a flimsy base to follow flawed arguments throughout.

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  • D. Hallsworth
  • 03-12-21

Clartty

A common sense book about the popular myths of climate change.

If that line puts you off.
Then perhaps you should read or listen to this book.

If it doesn't you probably will.

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  • Earlofoval
  • 11-09-21

The essence of Science is Peer review and repeatability lacking from this book

Inconvenient Facts is a misleading title this book is devoid of and facts - rather it is full of suppositions, superstitions and unfounded assumptions - even if you can get it for free - don’t waste 3h 53m of you life listening to this monolog - you will never get it back

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  • J. Higginson
  • 11-20-21

Wow

Everything is a lie and this book is the eye opener we all desperately need

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  • Caomhinb
  • 11-18-21

Challenging the narrative about climate change

Can this book be right? Increased carbon dioxide makes plants grow more and so the earth will get greener and not browner as all those placards at climate change rallies have been telling me? Is it possible the climate change lobbyists have been a tad selective in their presentation of the data about the effects of increased CO2? Well this book thinks so and even though I started off sceptical, the sheer volume of data he threw at me did start to make me wonder if we truly are heading off in the right direction to spend $1-2 Trillion a year changing from fossil fuels to "something else", even though we haven't quite figured out what that is yet.?

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  • Anonymous User
  • 05-12-21

Climate Change Facts

Climate Change facts not political fiction. This book destroys the Global Warming narrative that is built on lies and part truths.

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  • Rosemary Lee
  • 11-16-21

Among the most useful

As well as the clear content, the format of brief chapters is very useful.

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  • John
  • 10-17-21

Must read

For seekers of truth and science. Easy to understand and blatantly honest. Wake Up World

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  • Kindle Customer
  • 02-20-20

Definitely worth a listen

Nice concise list of points that debunk AGW. I think it would be worth obtaining the graphs and figures that they refer to in the book

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  • Hank
  • 05-11-19

Packed with facts...a great resource to have handy

A must read and a must compendium to use when facing climate alarmists and those who are just ignorant or blase' about climate change hysteria. Great source to hang on to because it sources all its information to scientific journals and other publications. Read it and hang on to it. Highly recommend.