Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Tag: Climate deniers

How broadcast networks covered climate change in 2016

The networks failed to devote significant coverage to climate-related policies, but they still found the time to uncritically air climate denial.

Koch-connected dark money funds much more than climate denial

It's time to unravel the network of science deniers who claim the mantle of science and expose them for what they are.

Trump names industry lobbyist and climate science denier Mike Catanzaro as...

“This is likely to be the most influential domestic energy policy position within the White House [and] will comfort industry and conservatives who view him as a champion for free-market energy and environment policy.”

As Trump names Exxon CEO Tillerson secretary of state, waterkeeper alliance...

“Now is the time to push back against this era of misinformation and move toward climate leadership built on truth and a respect for science.”

Inside Exxon’s great climate cover-up: From early climate change researcher to...

Exxon knew that fossil fuels cause global warming as early as the 1970s but hid that information from the public.

Donald Trump’s swamp: Meet ten potential energy and climate cabinet picks...

Nearly everyone who remains on Trump's likely climate and energy list, or is helping pick those positions, has ties to corporate lobbying, corporate leadership, or corporate-funded think tanks.

The Doubt Machine: documentary explores Koch Brothers’ war on climate science

The Doubt Machine definitely adds some useful personal context and also draws the clear connections from the denial-sphere to the Koch brothers.

Dealing with Climate Change Deniers

“Whatever the source of an individual’s climate denial, the question is how those of us who aren’t experts can engage in constructive dialogue with deniers.”

An Epidemic of CNE Syndrome Strikes Our State Governments

A disease called "Climaticus Non-vocalism Extremism" plagues a small segment of our population—Republican political officials and candidates. So what should we do about this "dangerous mind-numbing disease?"

Climate Deniers, Like Big Tobacco, Thrive Behind a Smoke Screen of...

Just like the tobacco industry, the fossil-fuel industry is denying the science of climate change and working full speed to derail any progress by marketing its primary product: doubt.

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The interminable, withering babble from today’s Tower of Babel

When the end is messianic, imperial, “destiny” or God’s will—human fabrications made into commandments—all civilized bets are off.

Biden wielding DNC to guard against Progressive challenge

"Just 34 percent of Americans describe Biden as honest and trustworthy -- a new low for his presidency."

Pfizer’s record-shattering $100 billion in revenue denounced as ‘sickening’

"A people-funded vaccine should be cheap and freely available."

99% of US coal plants cost more to run than replace with new renewables,...

“There’s a huge opportunity here to invest in coal communities, build local economic resilience and save money in the process.”

Four dark secrets about America

What America needs is a thorough transformation and a reset of the economic and political systems, which are now on dangerous and unsustainable paths.