Climate Change Denial
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Fake Twitter Army That Trolls Renewable Energy Linked To Mining Lobby
Mining lobby linked to fake Twitter army coordinating against renewable energy. BuzzFeed News found dozens of these Twitter accounts (set up in late September, using stock images, tweeting only about renewable energy). But here’s the thing: All of them follow two accounts. | Mining Lobby Linked To Fake Twitter Army Coordinating Against Renewable Energy - BuzzFeed News
Living in the Web of Soft Climate Denial
“Soft climate denial takes a few different forms but it is remarkably easy to define: soft climate denial means that one acknowledges in some parts of one’s life that climate change is real, disastrous and happening now but in most other parts of one’s life, one ignores that anthropogenic global warming is, in fact, a real existential emergency and catastrophic.”
Let’s meet and greet our local climate sceptics with confidence – and a smile
Essay: Let’s meet and greet our local climate sceptics with confidence – and a smile | You can’t judge climate sceptics as if they are all the same. They come in various sizes and shapes, with different motivations, and we need to be able to distinguish sceptics from deniers, trolls from laggards. ...
Scientists: Earth Endangered by New Strain of Fact-Resistant Humans
Scientists: Earth endangered by new strain of fact-resistant humans. (This piece was written with a good sense of humour, but the reality of it happens to be dead-serious and probably the most dangerous threat we are confronted with since it remains the only reason we are not taking action on air pollution and global warming)
New Study Exposes True Extent, Influence Of Climate Denial Echo Chamber For First Time
New study exposes true extent and influence of climate denial echo chamber for the first time. There are some 4,556 individuals with ties to 164 organizations that are involved in pushing anti-climate science views on the public. Funding from ExxonMobil and the Koch family foundations have notoriously played a part in building the climate denial movement, according to the Nature Climate Change study.
Australian Psychological Society "Disturbed" By Climate Denialist Group's "Misleading" Newspaper Advert
Australian Psychological Society "Disturbed" By Climate Denialist Group's "Misleading" Newspaper Advert | The half-page advert in The Austalian showed “cognitive biases” in ignoring a “huge body of scientific evidence” on climate change, said APS. The advertisers identified themselves only as “The Climate Study Group” in the page five advert that appeared on 7 August. DeSmog has found the group members have links to mining and finance “think tank” the Institute of Public Affairs.