DeSmogBlog: The Onion Skewers The Boom in Fracking PR Spin

theonion_logo.png In typically grand fashion, satirical news source The Onion has skewered the rise of misleading PR bankrolled by the oil and gas industry to defend the dangerous practice of fracking. Although the piece is not "real" news, anyone could be forgiven for taking it as fact since it isn't far fetched at all. Head ...

350 or bust: Heartland Institute Funded By Fossil Fuel Interests To Work Against Public Interest

Sometimes a picture is worth a thousand words. Here’s one that gives some background about so-called “think tanks” and their anti-science, climate change denial agenda. These guys cut their teeth on denying/suppressing/ridiculing the science demonstrating that cigarette smoking caused cancer (see Fake Science, Fakexperts, Funny Finances, Free of Tax) and they’re doing it all over ...