Tag Archive for denialists

LA Times: What climate change controversy?

The LA Times has integrity, not going to allow factual inaccuracies to pollute the Letters page if they can help it. The Letters editor announces that letters from climate change denialists will not be published. Good. On letters from climate-change deniers – latimes.com. Simply put, I do my best to keep errors of fact off…

“This is how science works” on global warming, court rules

E.P.A. Emissions Rules Backed by Court – NYTimes.com. A federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld a finding by the Environmental Protection Agency that heat-trapping gases from industry and vehicles endanger public health, dealing a decisive blow to companies and states that had sued to block agency rules. A three-judge panel of the United States Court…

You can’t get any more desperate than the Heartland Institute (Updated)

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The Heartland Institute, an anti-global warming think tank funded by climate change denialists, rolls out new ad campaign that is revealing in its despicableness. Here is the press release (in WebCite, a permanent archive to preserve the web page): Billboards in Chicago paid for by The Heartland Institute point out that some of the world’s…

Popular skeptic site hacked, private user details stolen

Skeptical Science hacked, private user details publicly posted online. Sometime over the last few days, the Skeptical Science website has been hacked. The hacker has taken much or all of the Skeptical Science database, zipped various excerpts into a single file, uploaded the file onto a Russian website then linked to the zip file from…

Anti-science agenda revealed: Heartland Institute out to warp ideas about climate change (Updated: Who is responsible for the info)

Leak exposes how Heartland Institute works to undermine climate science Libertarian thinktank keeps prominent sceptics on its payroll and relies on millions in funding from carbon industry, papers suggest The inner workings of a libertarian thinktank working to discredit the established science on climate change have been exposed by a leak of confidential documents detailing…