01 Jul '11, 3am

Climate Change Denial Research Funded By Big Oil | Care2 Causes

Climate Change Denial Research Funded By Big Oil | Care2 Causes

Would it matter to you if you found out your doctor, who had been prescribing you medications, was accepting money from the pharmaceutical company who made your medications all along? Would you wonder about the doctor’s motives for prescribing those drugs? Would you wonder if the doctor really had your best interest at heart? Let’s say you found out a scientist who makes very clear pronouncements on the state of climate change was being paid substantial amounts of money from Big Oil , the very industry whose products are accused of contributing the most to climate change. Would you wonder about that person’s motives? Would you wonder if that person really had your — or the planet’s — best interests at heart? This is the question raised today by revelations that Willie Soon, an astrophysicist at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics and a very vocal denier of clim...

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