Tag Archives: climate-denial

Growing Chorus Calls For the Ouster of EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt

The chorus calling for the ouster of Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt has grown bigger and louder. Forty environmental, civic, labor and social justice organizations took out full-page ads calling the resignation of Pruitt. The ad appeared in the New York Times, the New York Post and The Oklahoman, which is the largest paper in Pruitt’s home state, Oklahoma. The ad stated that …

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Trump’s Pick To Lead the Council on Environmental Quality Is An Extreme Climate Change Denier

The lunatic fringe: resist Kathleen Hartnett White

Kathleen Hartnett White is President Trump’s pick to run the Council on Environmental Quality. She is a climate change denier. Harnett White, a senior fellow at the Koch brothers and Exxon-funded Texas Public Policy Foundation, “might be the most extreme and dangerous” climate change denying picks of Trumps, according to Credo Action. The role of the Council on Environmental Quality, created in 1969 by …

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How Can We Set Aside Biases to Perception of Climate Change?

Global warming isn't fake news. Why do so many think it is?

Guest post by Emily Folk Despite scientific evidence, a vast portion of the population still believes global climate change isn’t taking place, or it isn’t a human-made phenomenon. The publication of new research hasn’t helped the situation — researchers found that more information leads the public to sift through the data to find what best suits their already held biases. Although the case looks …

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The Fossil Fuel Industry is Rotten to the Core

Exxon isn't the only bad apple. The entire fossil fuel industry is rotten to the core

Exxon is a corporate devil but it is not alone in its demonic subterfuge. Exxon is being investigated for criminal wrongdoings and some other fossil fuel companies are also coming under legal scrutiny. In November, a criminal investigation was launched into Exxon and a month later, many other fossil fuel industry CEO’s were formally asked to clarify what they knew about the relationship between …

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Exxon’s Crimes Against Humanity

Exxon Knew: climate deception and crimes against humanity

It is now public knowledge that Exxon has known for decades that their core business is directly responsible for climate change. Even more damning is the fact that they covered up this knowledge. To make matters even worse, they actively participated and funded a sophisticated campaign to fuel climate denial and delay climate action as long as they could. As reviewed by InsideClimate News, …

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Academics on the Take: Mounting Evidence of Fossil Fuel-Funded Climate Denial

Fossil fuel companies burn from their own deception

Greenpeace revealed today the results of an undercover investigation showing how fossil fuel companies secretly pay academics from leading U.S. universities “to write research that sows doubt about climate science and promotes the companies’ commercial interests,” reported Lawrence Carter and Meave McClenaghan on EnergyDesk Greenpeace today. Reporters from Greenpeace UK posing as representative from coal and oil companies approached professors from Princeton and Penn State to …

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