Why Michael Crichton would need to drum up publicity to sell books by taking an outlandish position on global warming is beyond me. It must be that he actually believes that global warming is a hoax. Science writer Chris Mooney suggests that Crichton's book will be a chance to give well-deserved payback to those who trashed the global warming movie, The Day After Tomorrow, for not being scientifically accurate. But, then the movie's Hollywood producers, unlike Crichton, never claimed they were being scientifically accurate.
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