climate denial

Landmark ‘David and Goliath’ Youth Climate Trial Begins

Landmark ‘David and Goliath’ Youth Climate Trial Begins

In an “unprecedented” climate change case, six young people from areas in Portugal affected by heat waves and wildfires took 32 European governments to court today, arguing that the countries’ failure to take swift action on the climate crisis violated their human rights. The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) will hear the case, which […]

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    Fossil Fuel Interests Spent Millions on Social Media to Push Climate Denial, Misinformation Around COP27

    Fossil Fuel Interests Spent Millions on Social Media to Push Climate Denial, Misinformation Around COP27

    Climate denial, “delayism,” and pro-fossil fuels messages are making a “stark comeback” across social media platforms, according to a report released Thursday by the Institute for Strategic Dialogue. The report’s findings reveal “negligence from Big Tech companies who not only continue to monetize and enable, but in some cases actively recommend, such content to users,” its […]

    Exxon Scientists Accurately Predicted Climate Damage While Company Pushed Misinformation

    Exxon Scientists Accurately Predicted Climate Damage While Company Pushed Misinformation

    ExxonMobil climate scientists predicted the climatic damage their product would cause with remarkable accuracy, all while the company spent huge sums of money denying and obfuscating the science of climate change, a study published Thursday in Science reveals. That “Exxon knew” its product was dangerously increasing global temperatures has been known for years, but the […]

    Climate-Denying Groups Use Right Whales as Front to Oppose Offshore Wind

    Climate-Denying Groups Use Right Whales as Front to Oppose Offshore Wind

    One common tactic of renewable energy opponents is to emphasize the new technology’s environmental impact in a way that disguises the harm caused by what it is intended to replace. For example, wind power opponents often point to the turbines’ threat to birds. However, a 2012 study found that fossil fuel plants kill 35 times […]

    Science Guy Bill Nye Tells Conservatives to ‘Cut It Out’ With Climate Denial in the Wake of Hurricane Ian

    Science Guy Bill Nye Tells Conservatives to ‘Cut It Out’ With Climate Denial in the Wake of Hurricane Ian

    Bill Nye the Science Guy has a message for conservative lawmakers and television networks who continue to peddle climate denial in the wake of Hurricane Ian: “Cut it out.”  Nye delivered his message on CNN when speaking with broadcaster Jim Acosta Saturday about the relationship between the climate crisis and strong hurricanes like Ian, which […]

    Al Gore Calls Head of World Bank a ‘Climate Denier’

    Al Gore Calls Head of World Bank a ‘Climate Denier’

    Yesterday, at a New York Times-organized climate change event that coincided with the United Nations General Assembly, former Vice President Al Gore said President Biden should work to remove World Bank President David Malpass, referring to him as a “climate denier,” reported The New York Times. Later, during a panel discussion, Malpass refused to respond […]