Scientists are as sure of industrial climate disruption as they are that smoking causes lung cancer. So why hasn’t the international community made progress toward addressing climate disruption? There are at least four reasons.
The Anti-Defamation League clearly understands that a “denier” is simply someone who denies the truth of something. Unfortunately for his credibility and legacy, Roy Spencer does not.
The term “denier” simply means “one who rejects the existence, truth, or validity of something” – there is no inherent moral value attached to the word. As such, labeling someone a denier does not automatically invoke the moral repugnance of Holocaust denial, however much the denier may complain otherwise.
Libertarians who feel that their personal liberty is threatened by industrial climate disruption are more susceptible than most to confirmation bias and motivated reasoning. That’s why so many libertarians deny the reality of industrial climate disruption.
In December, the Goddard Institute for Space Sciences (GISS) published over 200 pages of internal emails as required by a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request by the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI). […]
GISS and NOAA expect 2009 to be hotter than 2008 Great Lake rivers have dried up before, may again Mars’ methane proves nothing about Earth’s climate Climate disruption denial increases in 2008, […]