Tag Archives: climate change denial

Temperature Leads Carbon – Rebutting a Common Denier Myth

The latest from greenman3610 (Peter Sinclair) in the Climate Denial Crock of the Week series. One of the most pernicious myths from the climate denial industry is the idea that “temperature leads carbon.” In other words, the assertion that carbon emissions from human activity are not causing any rise in global temperature averages, but somehow it’s the other way ’round. They point to studies …

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GOP Congressman Schools His Party on Misplaced Climate Denial

An excerpt of Representative Robert Inglis’ remarks, as reported by the Huffington Post: There are people who make a lot of money on talk radio and talk TV saying a lot of things. They slept at a Holiday Inn Express last night, and they’re experts on climate change. They substitute their judgment for people who have Ph.D.s and work tirelessly [on climate change].

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April 5th: Global News Highlights from an Environmentalist

Editor’s Note: This is the first of a new series of environmental current event reviews from our new contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander. Koch is a large, mostly unheard of US company that is one of the main funders of the climate denial movement. MotherJones shines a spotlight on them. The Environmental Defense Fund explains the US Climate Change bill now in congress in hope that …

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Koch Industries Works in the Shadows, but Big Player in Funding Climate Denial and Working Against Clean Energy

You may not have heard of Koch Industries, and when you think of corporate climate change deniers, you likely think of companies like Exxon. Compared to Koch’s funding of the great climate change denial machine, Exxon has spent chump change. From 2005 to 2008, Koch has spent $25 million to fund denier groups and lobby organizations opposed to clean energy and climate legislation – …

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