Stunning Admission Caught on Tape: Peabody Coal’s Climate Denial Marching Orders

By: Wednesday October 9, 2013 5:17 pm

A high profile public relations executive once said, “Nothing, and that means nothing, kills a PR career quicker than lying.”

Funny enough, the same PR flack was caught joking with a coal mining executive about her responsibility to deny climate change science, depending on the audience.

 

Three States Pushing ALEC Bill to Require Teaching Climate Change Denial in Schools

By: Thursday January 31, 2013 6:54 am

he American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) – known by its critics as a “corporate bill mill” – has hit the ground running in 2013, pushing “models bills” mandating the teaching of climate change denial in public school systems.

January hasn’t even ended, yet ALEC has already planted its ”Environmental Literacy Improvement Act“ – which mandates a “balanced” teaching of climate science in K-12 classrooms – in the state legislatures of Oklahoma, Colorado, and Arizona so far this year.

ALEC Launches Assault on Renewable Energy Industry

By: Tuesday April 24, 2012 5:12 pm

The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), as covered previously by DeSmogBlog, is the “Trojan Horse” behind mandating that climate change denial (“skepticism,” or “balance,” in its words) be taught in K-12 classrooms.

If You Care About Keystone and Climate Change, Occupy Exxon

By: Tuesday December 27, 2011 5:20 pm

It seemed like the afterthought in the payroll tax cut extension fight. But the two-month clock is now ticking on whether Obama will approve the Keystone XL pipeline from Canada’s environmentally disastrous tar sands. If we want him to make the right decision and deny the permit, maybe it’s time to Occupy Exxon, with creative protests at local Exxon/Mobil stations.

Climate Scientist Investigated (again!), Vindicated (again!)

By: Wednesday August 31, 2011 4:10 pm

One of the world’s leading climate scientists, Michael Mann of Penn State, has been vindicated by the National Science Foundation. Almost no one noticed.

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