21 Oct '11, 12pm

What do climate sceptics say when the research they fund proves global warming?

What do climate sceptics say when the research they fund proves global warming?

Big news today for the planet – a huge research project triggered by climate sceptic claims of 'dodgy data' has underlined a key truth: our planet is warming dangerously fast – by a whole degree in the last 60 years. Significantly, the study was part-funded by the Koch Brothers, the darkest of corporate fossil fuel lobbyists, while some of the heavies in the climate sceptic world lent their support to the research, launched in the wake of the so-called 'climategate' affair. The billionaire Kochs are some of the most notorious climate sceptics out there and have piled stacks of money into astroturfing campaigns in the US to try and scupper green laws (read the Koch report by our colleagues in the US ). That's why today's report is so important – the truth has been confirmed in research part-funded by climate sceptics. One of the main sceptic claims that the Berkeley Earth S...

Full article: http://www.greenpeace.org.uk/blog/climate/sceptic-support...

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