10 Mar '12, 4am

Climate Denier Teaches University "Climate Science" Course | Care2 Causes

Climate Denier Teaches University "Climate Science" Course | Care2 Causes

It’s come out recently that Carleton University in Ottawa has had a fossil fuel lobbyist teaching what amounts to a course in climate denialism for two years. The discovery was made by scientific watchdog group The Committee for Scientific Skepticism, with cooperation from the Canadian branch of the Centre for Inquiry. Their full report was published on February 28, 2012. The report reveals that the instructor, Tom Harris, has been teaching outright falsehoods and climate denialist talking points since he took over the course in 2009. Harris is affiliated with the Heartland Institute , an American climate deniers’ think tank, and several other fossil fuel lobbying organizations, including the innocuously-named International Climate Science Coalition, of which he is executive director. The course is poised exactly where it can do the most damage. Titled “Climate Change: An ...

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