25 Oct '12, 7pm

Frontline: Did the climate deniers win? Not so fast

Frontline: Did the climate deniers win? Not so fast

habedesign On Tuesday Night, PBS’s Frontline aired an hour-long special on the climate saga over the past four years — focused centrally on the skeptics themselves, whom PBS’s John Hockenberry depicts as victorious in stopping any policy action. Touring Heartland Institute conferences, hearing plentiful sound bites from the Competitive Enterprise Institute’s Myron Ebell , we learn that these folks are basically high-fiving right now as the presidential campaigns studiously ignore the climate issue . And yes, they really do think the science is on their side, and that they’re winning on the intellectual merits. Not that Hockenberry agrees — one of the gems of “Climate of Doubt” is a deft explanation of how climate skeptics come up with the bizarre assertion that the planet hasn’t been warming lately. As NASA’s Gavin Schmidt nicely explains to Hockenberry, all you have to do...

Full article: http://grist.org/climate-energy/frontline-did-the-climate...

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