Posts Tagged ‘denier industry’

Kiwis send a message to Tillerson

Written By: - Date published: 10:19 am, June 7th, 2017 - 27 comments

As Patrick Gower puts it, “English tries to hide from the reality of Trump’s America”. Fortunately ordinary Kiwis were not so supine.

Exxon knew

Written By: - Date published: 7:02 am, October 5th, 2015 - 24 comments

Exxon knew all about global warming and the “hockey stick” all the way back in 1981. Naturally the course of action they decided on was to lie and deny.

2014 hottest year – a good thing!

Written By: - Date published: 11:20 am, January 18th, 2015 - 161 comments

As widely reported, 2014 was the hottest year on record. And that’s a good thing!

Exxon continues denier tactics

Written By: - Date published: 1:51 pm, July 2nd, 2012 - 37 comments

The Exxon Mobil CEO now acknowledges that the world is warming, but claims that there will be an “engineering solution”. This glib reassurance is simply the next phase of Exxon’s well funded and carefully planned denier tactics.

Weather bomb

Written By: - Date published: 9:12 am, March 3rd, 2012 - 113 comments

Keep safe during the “weather bomb”. It will be good practice for the future.

Behind the hockey stick

Written By: - Date published: 11:09 am, February 19th, 2012 - 136 comments

There have been several interesting pieces on the politics of climate change recently, including some reflections (and a new book) from Michael Mann (the scientist behind the “hockey stick”), and leaked documents from the denier industry.

Funding the puppets of denial

Written By: - Date published: 12:11 pm, January 25th, 2012 - 12 comments

There have been some interesting investigations going on into the funding of denier lobby groups. The reluctance of them to disclose their sources of income is becoming an issue. What can be seen is that they have  very publicity shy funding sources. Most likely it is those who stand to lose money if effective measures are taken to reduce the impact of climate changes. So they want transparency in science and hypocrisy on their own funding of their own ‘independent’ mouthpieces.

The denial machine

Written By: - Date published: 1:42 pm, October 9th, 2011 - 7 comments

It’s scary ‘coz it’s true.

Cynical denialism will cost us all

Written By: - Date published: 1:21 am, March 18th, 2010 - 33 comments

David Farrar is not stupid. Like everyone with a brain, he knows that climate change is a real and dangerous threat caused by human greenhouse gases emissions. Yet he persists in making denialist dog-whistles to his readers, always being careful never to outright deny climate change himself. He and all the leaders of denialism are telling what they know to be lies to people they know to be idiots.

The climate change industry

Written By: - Date published: 11:58 am, March 7th, 2010 - 15 comments

It turns out that there is a climate change industry after all.

It is the denier industry, bought and paid for by ExxonMobil…

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