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The Cooler Heads Coalition
Invites you to a
Thursday, February 27
406, Senate Dirksen Office Building
Reservations are requested.
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(Registered attendees will receive copies of the book,
compliments of the Competitive Enterprise Institute.)
About Taken By Storm
Taken By Storm was published in October 2002 by Key Porter Books in Canada and has received high marks from media reviewers and academics.
“Irreverent and devastating....Essex and McKitrick effectively demolish most of what you think you know.” -The Globe and Mail
“Unique, powerful and long overdue in the climate change debate....There is no other book like this.” -The National Post
“This book should be required reading by policy makers, and any one in the general public who is concerned about what the Kyoto Accord really means for the environment and the economy.” -Professor Timothy Patterson
Paleoclimatologist, Department of Earth Sciences, Carleton University
"Taken By Storm is required reading. Any politician who has failed to read this book and yet is willing to commit society's resources to avert global warming has been derelict in his or her duty to the public." -Professor G. Cornelius Van Kooten,
Canada Research Chair in Environmental Studies and Climate Change,
University of Victoria
About the authors
Dr. Christopher Essex is a full Professor in the Department of Applied Mathematics at the University of Western Ontario. He is the author of publications in academic journals such as the Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, Pure and Applied Geophysics, Geophysical and Astrophysical Fluid Dynamics, Nature, the Physical Review, Physica, The Journal of Physics, Proceedings of the Royal Society, and the Astrophysical Journal. He has published a number of popular newspaper and magazine articles. He specializes in the underlying mathematics, physics and computation of complex dynamical processes such as climate. Dr. Essex was an NSERC visiting fellow at the Canadian Climate Centre and an Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellow in Germany. He is currently a visiting professor at the Niels Bohr Institute's Ørsted Laboratory in Denmark.
Dr. Ross McKitrick received his Ph. D. from the University of British Columbia and is now an Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Guelph in Ontario. He is also a Senior Fellow of the Fraser Institute in Vancouver, B.C. He specializes in the application of economic analysis to environmental policy design and climate change. Dr. McKitrick has published scholarly articles in The Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, Economic Modeling, The Canadian Journal of Economics, Environmental and Resource Economics, Economics Bulletin, and other journals, as well as commentaries in newspapers and magazines. He has made invited academic presentations in Canada, the U. S., and Europe, as well as professional briefings to the Canadian Parliamentary Finance Committee.