Scared to Death : Christopher Booker :As claims go, the suggestion that the entire solar system is warming intensely is a corker. Mars and Pluto are heating up like Earth, it is alleged - disturbing news that appears in Christopher Booker and Richard North's examination of scare stories and 'the new age of superstition' in which, it is alleged, we live. Indeed, astronomers have known for years that temperatures are rising on our sister planets but have failed to pass on the news, we are told. This is a cosmic conspiracy - for if Jupiter and Triton are heating up, then the cause cannot be human. Our polluting influence does not extend to the solar system's perimeter. Only the sun has that kind of impact.
Scared to Death: by Christopher Booker, Richard North
It takes a bold team of authors to take on Al Gore these days. With approval ratings for you-know-who still hanging out somewhere in the sub-basement, Gore seems a lot less dorky and more like the man to know. Yet authors Richard Booker and Christopher North are up for the challenge. They depict global warming as perhaps the most damaging in a long line of scares that have plagued the United States and European Union their focus is on their home, the UK since the early '80s. I have to admit, I was intrigued before opening the cover. About six months ago, I told a teenage boy who hates milk that he could try eating more greens for calcium. His grandmother stepped in, finger wagging: You can't eat spinach; it will kill you.
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He was a founder and contributor of the satirical magazine Private Eye in From onward he was a columnist for The Sunday Telegraph. He also disputed the link between passive smoking and cancer ,   and the dangers posed by asbestos. In collaboration with Richard North , Booker wrote a variety of publications advancing a eurosceptic, though academically disputed, popular historiography of the European Union. The best-known of these is The Great Deception.