Denial-a-Palooza Hits Germany and DeSmog is There... Kind Of

Fri, 2012-11-30 10:08Kevin Grandia
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Denial-a-Palooza Hits Germany and DeSmog is There... Kind Of

The ultra-conservative Heartland Institute is kicking off their climate change Denial-a-Palooza gathering in Germany today. DeSmog has managed to get top billing on a major German website with an article describing the 50 shades of crazy we have witnessed over the years from Heartland.

The website Klimaretter.info is running a German translated version of this article I wrote earlier in the week: Denial-a-Palooza: Does German Media Really Believe There is No Link Between Cigarettes and Lung Cancer?

I don't know German, but for those who do you can check out the article here: EIKEs neuer Freund.

The Heartland Institute is taking their climate denial message overseas likely because they have been so discredited here in North America. But thanks to our friends and Klimaretter, Heartland's reputation will precede them!

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Have you seen the latest Heartland misinformation-palooza in the Financial Post?  http://opinion.financialpost.com/2012/11/29/open-climate-letter-to-un-se...

Notice the opinion piece has no attribution?

So what's up with that then? 

It was Marc Morano's idea, carried out by Tom Harris, Christopher Monckton, Bob Carter and a couple others. 

http://www.fcpp.org/blog/behind-the-scenes-preparing-the-open-letter-to-the-u-n-secretary-general-on-his-climate-science-mistakes/

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