Some clever person used Xtranormal to create a great video addressing climate change denial and correcting common myths held by global warming skeptics. It sounds a lot like a Skeptical Science-inspired project, doesn't it? Whoever did it, our hats are off. Great work.
Check it out:
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Cross-posted with permission from The Guardian by Graham Readfearn, Leo Hickman and Rupert Neate
Michael Hintze, a leading Conservative party donor who runs the £5bn hedge fund CQS, has emerged as a financial backer of the climate sceptic thinktank founded by former chancellor, Lord Nigel Lawson.
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A new chapter is being added to the ongoing Kochtopus saga. On March 1 the Washington Post, in a story sure to fill the airwaves for the weeks and months to come, revealed the Kochtopus is suing the Cato Institute for control of the recently deceased and former Cato Chairman William Niskanen's ownership share in the think-tank.
The Koch . . . → Read More: DeSmogBlog: Kochtopus Cato Institute Power Grab: A Historical Perspective
It is nearly impossible to discuss the vast climate change denial echo chamber and not mention the Koch Brothers, Koch Industries, and what some have called the Koch Empire.
Perhaps unsurpisingly then, the origins of the Heartland Institute — whose internal documents were recently leaked to DeSmogBlog — have a direct historical link to the rise of the . . . → Read More: DeSmogBlog: Heartland Institute: A Manifestation of the Kochtopus Empire