Was there ever any doubt?
The reason ought to be clear. The climate confusion campaign - waged by the like of Americans for Prosperity, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Competitive Enterprise Institute, American Petroleum Institute and American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity (ACCCE) - is alive and well, and obviously still inflicting damage.Oh no, not another jab at lazy journalists!
The real damage caused by these scandals resulted from the lazy reporting done by most journalists on the subject. The media failed to report the real story of “Climategate” - that a crime was committed by thieves who stole from a prestigious university in order to further an agenda of harassment against climate scientists.Who writes this stuff, anyway?
In both of these cases, and in general, the media should shoulder the bulk of the responsibility, failing to remind the public that the body of science proving human-caused climate change is vast and global, published in peer-reviewed journals, and validated by major scientific bodies the world over. New Poll Results Reveal The Impact of Decades-Long Climate Confusion Campaign