Tag: climate science
“The new addition to this history of climate capitalism is the capitalism behind the clicks, the monetizing of disinformation that happens on all the platforms.”
Half a century later, in the middle of a pandemic, protests planned around the world have moved online, and the Trump administration has gutted the EPA, rolled back fuel economy standards and eased the enforcement of pollution regulations.
American Council on Science and Health is one of several organizations promoting climate science denial that are now spreading misinformation on the coronavirus, with potentially deadly consequences.
"We believe it is our moral duty to act now, and we urge other scientists to join us in helping to protect humanity’s only home."
“Hope calls for action; action is impossible without hope. ”― Rebecca Solnit, Hope in the Dark Talk about ecological and climate...
“From what I have heard from members of the EPA who are still there, the idea the best thing is to keep your head down.”
The Trump administration “has sidelined scientists and experts, flattened the morale of the career staff, and by all accounts is bent on hollowing out the agency."
Oil industry-funded attacks on climate science, and even Robert Watson, are nothing new.
But climate change is already a reality for many American students, affecting lives whether the subject is taught in science class or not.
Despite such fence-sitting over the science, the company knows action is necessary, which makes Shell's continued huge investments in fossil fuels for the next two decades all the more intriguing.
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