Book Review: Readings

Ross Gelbspan

Readings

Boiling Point: How Politicians, Big Oil and Coal, Journalists, and Activists Have Fueled the Climate Crisis – and What We Can Do to Avert Disaster

by Ross Gelbspan

(Basic, $22)

The title – and Gelbspan's track record as a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist – pretty much says it all.

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