A novel view of global warming

  title={A novel view of global warming},
  author={M. Allen},
  • M. Allen
  • Published 2005
  • History
  • Nature
  • Jo Public is smarter than we think. When I reviewed the film The Day After Tomorrow for Nature (429, 347–348), I said that it couldn’t really do any harm, and it made geophysics look cool, so we shouldn’t worry about the liberties it took with thermodynamics. I was wrong. Surveys of public opinion conducted before and after the film was released found that it made people think climate change is less likely: “If that’s what it’s all about, there’s no way...” Michael Crichton’s latest blockbuster… CONTINUE READING
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    • M. Allen
    • Environmental Science, History
    • Nature
    • 2004
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