Sarah Myhre, Ph.D., wrote this article for YES! Magazine. Sarah is a scientist, writer, and climate leader. She is the executive director of Rowan Institute, a nonprofit think tank focused on leadership in a hot, dangerous, and climate-changed world. Follow her on Twitter @SarahEMyhre.
Their ignorance is willful, and finds its roots in a profoundly ideological position, an ideology adopted by journalists who favor and are rewarded by corporate arguments promoted by corporate Democrats.