11 Jan '18, 3pm

Will Mainstream Media Be Duped in 2018 by Climate Denial Spin Doctors?

Will Mainstream Media Be Duped in 2018 by Climate Denial Spin Doctors?

Will 2018 be the year that mainstream media is not duped by professional spin doctors and fake experts paid to downplay and deny the realities of climate change? Call me cynical, but after more than a decade of research and writing into the role big fossil fuel companies have played in sponsoring coordinated attacks on climate science with public relations spin, I remain unconvinced we won’t see a resurgence in climate denial. Later this year, a major update on the state of climate change research — the impacts, solutions, scientific underpinnings, etc. — will be released by the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC ). In the past, these IPCC reports have turned into a lightning rod for attacks by organizations like the Heartland Institute and the Competitive Enterprise Institute , who claim to tout freedom and liberty as their cause, but enjoy big...

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