Archive | January, 2012

Climate Denialism for Dummies

Take a tour around the climate denial-o-sphere and you will come across proof absolute that many people involved in discussing the issue of climate change and global warming just don’t know what the heck they’re talking about. Like Rick Perry, for example: “I think there are a substantial number of scientists who have manipulated data […]

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The Top Ten Signs That You’re A Denier

There’s a lot of confusion out there in the climate denialosphere over the title “Denier” vs. “Skeptic” and their proper application. Many deniers seem unable to recognize themselves in the mirror while others deny their denialist tendencies, like an addict who says they can quit anytime they want — really! Some get really really upset […]

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Denier Bunko Squad Alert — “Energy Citizens”

The American Petroleum Institute (API) is launching yet another astroturf organization and campaign that misinforms the public about taxes on the fossil fuel industry and seeks to create a false sense of threat to jobs and access to energy. It’s a casebook example of a vested interest trying to frame the discourse — but that’s […]

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