Tuesday, October 4, 2022

Tag: climate denial

How a billionaire’s ‘attack philanthropy’ secretly funded climate denialism and right-wing...

Barre Seid has funded climate denialism as well as a national network of state-level think tanks that promote business deregulation and fight Medicaid expansion.

Social media giants get a failing grade on climate disinformation

“As fossil fuel industry-backed climate disinformation pollutes users’ social media feeds and fans the flames of the climate crisis, tech companies are leaving the public in the dark.”

Right-wing populist parties are bad for climate action, study finds

The researchers, from the Universities of Sussex and Warwick in the UK, found that the influence of a right-wing populist party can reduce a country’s climate policy score by nearly 25 percent.

These agribusiness groups with ties to climate denial are trying to...

“We just cannot afford to let Big Ag and their lobbyist shills decimate U.K. food standards.”

Trump’s climate denial gains strength if we’re in denial about his...

Climate change is an emergency. And so is Trumpism. Flames are approaching what’s left of democratic structures in the United States.

The well-funded, well-orchestrated climate change-denial movement

"The climate change counter movement, as I call it, is really an add-on to the already-existing conservative movement in the United States."

Greta Thunberg offers advice to young people, dismisses climate-denying politicians in...

“Be an active democratic citizen...because democracy is not only on election day, it's happening all the time.”

ExxonMobil is still bankrolling climate science deniers

The world’s largest oil company says climate change is real, yet continues to finance climate denier groups.

Climate explained: why some people still think climate change isn’t real

Even people who accept the science of climate change sometimes resist it because it clashes with their personal projects.

Americans’ extinction denial syndrome

As the mad globalization of the economy and the funneling of all wealth to the tiniest segment of the ultra-rich carries on apace, perhaps the rest of us, struggling just to make the monthly payments for shelter and food, are losing that primal urge so critical to species survival.

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Low-paid workers are unionizing. Corporations are spending a ton to stop them.

A record number of workers are trying to form labor unions, a Center for Public Integrity analysis shows. Corporate America is alarmed.

Prospects for a republic beset with disunity 

A republic needs endless work/ Or insurgent forces go berserk.

Italy’s far right rode inequality to victory — but has no answers for it

A let-the-rich-be government has opened the doors to the smiling heirs of Italy’s neofascist factions.

California Gov. Newsom proposes windfall profits tax on Big Oil

Calls for windfall profits taxes have increased globally in recent weeks
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This one thing made Alex Jones stop lying 

It turns out there actually might be a way to stop the constant stream of lies coming from the right-wing media. Sue. Them.