Climate and Energy: The Case for Realism (Hardcover)

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By E. Calvin Beisner (Editor), David R. Legates (Editor)
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The attempted cures for climate change are generally worse than the disease—especially for the poor. In this groundbreaking volume, experts in all the fields related to climate change explain for laymen what we know about climate change and evaluate from a Christian perspective the proposed responses.

Demands to transform the global energy infrastructure to depend heavily on wind, solar, and other renewables are harmful to people in America and the world–especially to the poor. Meanwhile, continued large-scale use of traditional energy sources like nuclear, hydro, and fossil fuels would reduce poverty while doing less harm to the environment.

Climate and Energy Policy combines outstanding climate science, physics, economics, environmental science, political science, ethics, and theology to present a well-reasoned understanding of human-induced climate change and how to respond to it.

About the Author


E. Calvin Beisner, Ph.D., is founder and president of the Cornwall Alliance for the Stewardship of Creation and former associate professor of Historical Theology and Social Ethics at Knox Theological Seminary and of Interdisciplinary Studies at Covenant College.

David R. Legates (Ph.D., Climatology) is Director of Research and Education for the Cornwall Alliance for the Stewardship of Creation and retired Professor of Climatology at the University of Delaware.
 

 

Praise For…


“I highly recommend this timely book for anyone trying to make sense of these issues.”

Guillermo Gonzalez, Ph.D., astronomer, Tellus1 Scientific, LLC, co-author of The Privileged
Planet


“These authors are willing to question orthodoxy and follow the science where it leads.”

Douglas W. Domenech, former assistant secretary, U.S. Department of the Interior

“In a world filled with climate hysteria, calmer, more reasoned voices carefully study the
science, weigh the facts, and offer realistic assessments and solutions.”

Janet Parshall, nationally syndicated radio talk show host

“A strong case for the middle ground between denying climate change and catastrophizing it....”

Joseph Schaafsma, professor emeritus, Department of Economics, University of Victoria

“Will doubtless prove to be of great value for thoughtful, Bible-believing Christ-followers who
desire to be well armed for debate on these critical issues.”

Tony Perkins, president, Family
Research Council

“Powerful evidence that man-made warming does not threaten human or planetary well-being
and that its benefits could outweigh its costs.”

Gregory Rummo, lecturer in chemistry, Palm
Beach Atlantic University

“In these pages, scientific experts explain in nontechnical language why we need not fear man-
made catastrophic global warming.”

Wayne Grudem, Ph.D., Distinguished Research Professor
of Theology and Biblical Studies, Phoenix Seminary

“A must-read for every open-minded person seeking a better understanding of these complex
issues.”

Edwin J. Feulner, Ph.D., founder and former president, the Heritage Foundation

“Everything you ever wanted to know about global warming is here, in a style anyone can
understand.”

Neil L. Frank, Ph.D., former director, U.S. National Hurricane Center, and
former chief meteorologist, KHOU-TV Houston

“When a field of immense complexity like ‘climate’ is presented as ‘settled,’ that reader is being
gaslit. This collection is a healthy antidote.”

Richard Lindzen, Ph.D., professor emeritus of
meteorology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Product Details
ISBN: 9781684512676
ISBN-10: 1684512670
Publisher: Regnery
Publication Date: March 19th, 2024
Pages: 464
Language: English