DeSmogBlog: Christopher Monckton Described as "Loose Cannon" "17th Century Pamphleteer" By UKIP, Party Cuts Ties With Him

Christopher-Monckton-.jpg The Guardian reports that the UK Independence Party (UKIP) has distanced itself from "Lord" Christopher Monckton, the crazypants climate denier who thinks President Obama's birth certificate is fake, compared youth climate activists to "Hitler Youth" and a litany of other crazy stunts well-documented here at DeSmog over the years.  The Guardian's Leo Hickman reports ...

DeSmogBlog: ‘Peer of the Realm’ Monckton now a Birther

monckton.jpg This is a guest post by Greenpeace USA's Kevin Grandia, former DeSmog Managing Editor. Christopher Monckton, well known for his wacky behavior attempting to deny the scientific realities of climate change, has now moved on to look into the conspiracy theory around whether US president Barack Obama was actually born in the United States! Monckton, ...

DeSmogBlog: A Scientist’s Perspective: On Blogging, Comments … and Online Civil Discourse

Yale Forum on Climate Change and the Media.png This is a guest post authored by John Abraham, cross-posted with permission from the Yale Forum on Climate Change and the Media. A recent posting on The Yale Forum on Climate Change & the Media website linked to a very long piece regarding climate change by Christopher Monckton. ...