Great News! “The fossil fuel industry’s invisible colonization of academia”

Guest post by David Middleton Note: The original version of this article included a significant error.  The post has now been edited accordingly (DHM 3/21/2017). On February 16, the Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center hosted a film screening of the “Rational Middle Energy Series.” The university promoted the event as “Finding Energy’s Rational Middle” and…

MSN augments “Fake News” with photoshopped penguin photos

Guest post by Jim Steele Director emeritus Sierra Nevada Field Campus, San Francisco State University and author of Landscapes & Cycles: An Environmentalist’s Journey to Climate Skepticism MSN appears to be a source of climate fear mongering and “fake climate news” based on their story under the headlines Antarctica hits record high temperature at balmy…

EPA Nominee Pruitt Attacked Because: “He believes debate should be encouraged about the truth of climate science”

Guest post by David Middleton Environmentalists have put out a new ad campaign attacking President-elect Donald Trump’s pick to head the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for “encouraging debate” among scientists about the “degree and extent” of global warming. “He believes debate should be encouraged about the truth of climate science,” says a recent ad attacking…

“Trump Nominees Distance Themselves From His Climate Rhetoric”

Guest post by David Middleton Trump Nominees Distance Themselves From His Climate Rhetoric By Bill Murray January 20, 2017 Rick Perry, questioned by senators Thursday vetting him as a potential energy secretary, was the fourth of Donald Trump’s Cabinet nominees to repudiate some of the president-elect’s most controversial statements on climate change and environmental protection…