06 Jul '17, 12pm

Hero Farmer Joel Salatin Rejects Climate Change Science Using 'Standard Denier Talking Points'

Hero Farmer Joel Salatin Rejects Climate Change Science Using 'Standard Denier Talking Points'

Joel Salatin, a global hero of the sustainable small-scale farming movement, does not accept the well-established science linking greenhouse gas emissions to dangerous climate change, DeSmog has found. The Virginia farmer and self-described “Christian libertarian environmentalist capitalist lunatic” has told DeSmog he is skeptical because he “grew up inundated with the science that by now, we would enter a new ice age.” Climate scientists have told DeSmog that Salatin had apparently accepted several “standard denier talking points,” including the 1970s cooling myth . In late June, Salatin gave a keynote speech at the “Red Pill Expo” where other presenters pushed conspiracy theories about the 9/11 terrorist attacks and claimed human-caused climate change was largely a hoax. Hero Figure Salatin has written several books and been featured in Time magazine. His livestock farm,...

Full article: https://www.desmogblog.com/2017/07/06/hero-farmer-joel-sa...

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