Posted by: Grant | September 24, 2011

101 Questions To Ask Your Greenie Teacher – Plimer’s New Book

How to get Expelled from School – Ian Plimer
$29.95
http://www.connorcourt.com/catalog1/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=7&products_id=181
HOW TO GET EXPELLED FROM SCHOOL:
 A guide to climate change for pupils, parents and punters

“About the author
 PROFESSOR IAN PLIMER (The University of Adelaide) is Australia’s best-known geologist. He is also Emeritus Professor of Earth Sciences at The University of Melbourne where he was Professor and Head of Earth Sciences (1991-2005) after serving at The University of Newcastle (1985-1991) as Professor and Head of Geology. He was on the staff of the University of New England, The University of New South Wales and Macquarie University. He has published more than 120 scientific papers on geology. This is his eighth book written for the general public, the best known of which are Telling lies for God (Random House), Milos-Geologic History (Koan), A Short History of Planet Earth (ABC Books) and his best-selling Heaven+Earth (Connor Court). 

He won the Leopold von Buch Plakette (German Geological Society), Clarke Medal (Royal Society of NSW), Sir Willis Connolly Medal (Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy), was elected Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering and was elected Honorary Fellow of the Geological Society of London. In 1995, he was Australian Humanist of the Year and later was awarded the Centenary Medal. He was Managing Editor of Mineralium Deposita, president of the SGA, president of IAGOD, president of the Australian Geoscience Council and sat on the Earth Sciences Committee of the Australian Research Council for many years. He won the Eureka Prize for the promotion of science, the Eureka Prize for A Short History of Planet Earth and the Michael Daley Prize (now a Eureka Prize) for science broadcasting. He is an advisor to governments and corporations and a regular broadcaster.
Table of Contents

 FOREWORD
 PREAMBLE FOR PUPILS, PARENTS AND PUNTERS
 INTRODUCTION

1. HUMAN-INDUCED CLIMATE CHANGE: WHY I AM SCEPTICAL
 A short history of planet Earth
 What warming?
 Follow the money
 Corruption, fraud and porky pies
 Snow, ice, floods and cyclones
 Fellow travellers

2. SCIENCE   
 The process of science
 Evolution of scientific ideas
 Models, predictions and adaptation
 Anti science

3. CARBON DIOXIDE, WATER AND ICE        
 Planetary degassing and carbon dioxide
 An innocent trace gas
 Another innocent trace gas   
 Water and ice
 Sea level

4. TEMPERATURE
 How do we measure global temperature?
 Urban effect
 Adjusting of measurements
 Hottest year on record

 5. HOW TO GET EXPELLED FROM SCHOOL
 Background
 Is climate change normal?
 One hundred and one questions.
 A guide for teachers, parents and punters

REFERENCES “

And the perfectly predictable answer – “Oh we don’t listen to him, he’s in the pay of the evil multinationals”!

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