ANDREW Bolt is Australia's loudest and most popular climate science doubt-spreader who just loves to stoke the fires of environmental conspiracy theorists with his daily splurge of blog posts and his weekly radio and TV shows.
The blogger and columnist in the Murdoch-owned News Ltd press describes climate change as a "religious movement" . . . → Read More: DeSmogBlog: Andrew Bolt Cuts Ties With Climate Science Denying Galileo Movement Over Alleged Anti-Jewish Conspiracy Theory
ANYONE who places stock in safeguarding the current and future climate (and for that matter anyone who doesn't) should prepare themselves for the risk that very soon, climate science deniers, contrarians and sceptics will be running the show.
All the polls suggest that a Liberal-led coalition will sweep to power at next year's . . . → Read More: DeSmogBlog: Australians Beware: Soon The Climate Science Deniers Will Be In Charge
SHE is the richest woman on the planet with a personal fortune approaching $30 billion thanks to her coal and iron ore businesses.
But when it comes to arguably the planet's most pressing problem – human-caused climate change – the Australian mining magnate Gina Rinehart dismisses out of hand not only the . . . → Read More: DeSmogBlog: What The World’s Richest Woman Gina Rinehart Thinks About Climate Change
WHEN you think the news stories just aren't going your way – when parts of the media just refuse to tow your particular ideological line – what are your options?
For most people, the choices are limited. You could perhaps write a letter to the editor or maybe even pen an opinion . . . → Read More: DeSmogBlog: Mining Magnate Gina Rinehart Bids For Editorial Control Of Australia’s Fairfax Newspapers
Who is funding the shadowy front groups that represent the interests of polluters by sowing doubt about climate change? One of the most aggressive climate denial “think” tanks spreading misinformation in Europe is the Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF), founded in 2009 by former British Conservative politician Lord Nigel Lawson, who . . . → Read More: DeSmogBlog: Will The Global Warming Policy Foundation’s Seed Funder Be Revealed?
EVER heard the one about climate scientists being a bunch of rent-seekers just out to chase taxpayers money, or the one where climate change scientists are just part of an elite left-wing conspiracy out to trample on the heretics?
How about your nearest conservative columnist telling you that “green is the new . . . → Read More: DeSmogBlog: Study Tracks Australian Climate Denial Echo Chamber Back to Think Tank
ON November 24 in Melbourne, Professor Ian Plimer launched his new book which aims to spread doubt and uncertainty on the science of climate change.
Targeting school children and teachers (at least superficially) with his book, Professor Plimer told the audience: “These children are being fed environmental propaganda and these children are . . . → Read More: DeSmogBlog: Climate Science Denier Ian Plimer Recruits Former Australian PM To Launch Book Targeting Children
cbc.jpg IF you were going to have a serious high-level discussion about, say, improving science teaching in schools, then who would you invite to chair the meeting? How about an astrologer? … . . . → Read More: DeSmogBlog: Commonwealth Business Council Picks In-house Denier To Chair Climate Forum
gwpf.jpg A UK-based climate change denial think-tank has been caught making serious misrepresentations on climate policy which go against the guidelines of the UK's charity regulator. Th… . . . → Read More: DeSmogBlog: Lord Lawson’s Global Warming Policy Foundation Mistaken On Actual Facts
carbon_rally.jpg THEY paid millions of dollars for adverts on television, in newspapers and online. They flew in climate change deniers from across the globe. They held rallies, engaged prominent… . . . → Read More: DeSmogBlog: Australia Gets a Price on Carbon Despite Toxic Anti-Science Campaign
badnews_cover.jpeg THERE is a publication in Australia where for every one story you read which agrees society should take firm steps to combat climate change, there are four stories suggesting w… . . . → Read More: DeSmogBlog: How The Australian Newspaper Warps The World of Climate Science
ICSC_logo.jpg In December 2009 at a gathering of climate change deniers in Copenhagen, Dr Tom Harris was shimmering with enthusiasm for his latest project.Dr Harris, executive director of the Ott… . . . → Read More: DeSmogBlog – Clearing the PR Pollution that Clouds Climate Science: Climate Sceptic Group Reveals Strategy Document to Win Hearts and Minds
GAC MAC Ottawa.jpg The joint conference of the Geological Association of Canada (GAC) and the Mineralogical Association of Canada (MAC) included a DenierFest sideshow worthy of the Heartland Inst… . . . → Read More: DeSmogBlog – Clearing the PR Pollution that Clouds Climate Science: Canadian Geologists Embarrass Themselves on Climate