Scientific American Slams the Wall Street Journal

Tue, 2006-09-19 17:27Sarah Pullman
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Scientific American Slams the Wall Street Journal

Scientific American just published a somewhat scathing attack on the Wall Street Journal, accusing their editorial board of
hurling editorials of stunning misdirection at their readers, continuing their irresponsible drumbeat that global warming is junk science.

The DeSmogBlog would like to applaud them for their stern telling off of the paper. We couldn't have done it better ourselves:
The Wall Street Journal editorial page has for years railed against these scientific findings on climate change, even as the global consensus has reached nearly 100 percent of the scientific community.

Amen!



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…but rather Jeffrey D Sachs, Director of the Earth Institute, currently writing a column for Scientific American. This is not nitpicking. Scientific American’s Editorial Board may as well have “slammed” the WSJ on this or any other topic, but not on this occasion. I don’t think Mr Sachs can be considered “just another” journalist (iow he’s surely got a lot more editorial freedom than usual)
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With some analysts predicting the global price of oil to see another drop, many oil majors have deployed their parachutes and jumped from the hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”) projects rapidly nose-diving across the world.

As The Wall Street Journal recently reported, the unconvetional shale oil and gas boom is still predominantly U.S.-centric, likely to remain so for years to come.

“Chevron Corp., Exxon Mobil Corp. and...

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