Denying the reality of climate change is resulting in foreseeable, avoidable tragedy.
Naomi Oreskes and Hypocrisy. Using the Same Tactics to Attack Nuclear Power That She Criticizes in Merchants of Doubt
Naomi Oreskes is cherry-picking and distorting scientific evidence to cloud the public understanding of scientific facts to advance a political agenda.
ExxonMobil, Climate Change, and Merchants of Doubt. Big Companies Aren't the Only Ones Slinging Science Bullsh-t.
When does "GMOS are unsafe" or "Vaccines are dangerous" or "Climate change isn't happening" go from advocacy to falsely yelling "Fire" in a theater? Has ExxonMobil crossed that line? Greenpeace? The organics industry?
Political and religious conservatives claim the rights of religion in the marketplace of ideas and the public square. Why not support the same claim when religion and science come together to save the planet and its poor?
The Collapse of Western Civilization: A View from the Future is told from the perspective of a Chinese historian several centuries in the future, looking back at our current time and attempting to explain to readers the irrationality of our behavior.
"The Collapse of Western Civilization" is the clearest, shortest explanation of the science of climate change and its consequences I've seen.
It's hard to see the UN gaining any traction around proposed financial consequences for countries. But there are consequences for investor-owned companies. We know who those companies are, and now we know how much each is to blame.
When you get right down to it, acting to minimize the effects of climate change is a quintessentially conservative cause; it is about conserving the earth and our way of life for future generations. So, if the real conservatives are not behind the war against climate science, who is?