ENG 1302 Comp. & Rhet. II
Monday & Wednesday 7PM – 8:15PM
Annotated Bibliography & Essay
Annotated Bibliography on Global Warming: Fact or Fiction
Fumento, Michael. “The Cooling Off on Global Warming.” The Washington Times 8 July 1999: 15. LexisNexis Academic . Academic Universe. W. I. Dykes Lib., University of Houston-Downtown. 20 Feb. 2010 http://www.lexisnexis.com.ezproxy.uhd.edu/hottopics/lnacademic/
Fumento explains that a nonprofit group called Public Agenda and American Geophysical Union (AGU) has reported on public frustration about global warming and other pollutants. This report shows significant decline in many pollutants and about 50% drop on global warming in the mid to late 20th century. The author state how Americans are growing tired of political jargon about global warming and other contributing pollutants. This feeling amongst Americans stem from the constant blame game that is in place to explain natural/manmade disasters like heat waves and hurricanes to name a few. The author claims that Vice President Al Gore is a peddler or contributor in the blame of environmental events to global warming. There is scientific fact that has collectively convinced thousands of scientists to declare that the human race is not the cause of global warming.
"Global Warming and Other Eco-Myths: How the Environmental Movement Uses False Science to Scare Us to Death." Future Survey 25.9 (2003): 5-6. Academic Search Complete. EBSCO. W.I. Dykes Lib., University of Houston-Downtown. 21 Feb. 2010 http://web.ebscohost.com.ezproxy.uhd.edu/ehost/detail?vid=7&hid=111&sid=3a458492-42fe-4e5d-b278-814ea690813e%40sessionmgr111&bdata=JnNpdGU9ZWhvc3QtbGl2ZQ%3d%3d#db=a9h&AN=11133714
The editor state that there are a plethora of books, research, articles, and writings that business ventures to scare people into myths and false accounts that global warming in manmade. The author presents certain books that