New analysis shows that the science underpinning the global treaty aiming to stop average temperatures rising more than 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels urgently needs more research,...
So what does a multi-million dollar PR campaign trying to put a green shiny face on the dirtiest energy sector look like?
In a celebration of fiction - a promotion of political spin - one of America's top sources for climate disinformation, the minority page of the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, has received a top-of-class Gold Mouse Award from a National Science Foundation-sponsored project called “Connecting to Congress.”
The project “generously funded” by the NSF, is run by the Congressional Management Foundation, “a non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to promoting a more effective Congress.” The definition for “effective,” however, clearly doesn't include any criteria reflecting integrity or accuracy of content.
A cartoon in The New York Times brilliantly captured the mentality behind the latest green trend. It showed a man kneeling at the confessional praying, “Forgive me, but I have SUV'd.”
The minister takes the proffered bag of money and replies:
Go thy way, thy sins are offset. You too can be forgiven of your carbon emitting sins and achieve the exalted status of being 'carbon neutral' without trading in your SUV or cancelling that overseas vacation.”
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