Posts Tagged ‘CLIMATE DENIAL’

Stopping Climate Change Is Much Cheaper Than You Think

Tuesday, April 10th, 2012

STOPPING CLIMATE CHANGE IS MUCH CHEAPER THAN YOU THINK

By James West

April 5, 2012


MOTHER JONES

 

You've heard it before: Politicians say they'd love to take action against climate change, but they're reeling from the sticker shock. Today, a new report from the United Kingdom's leading climate change watchdog refutes the oft-cited argument that climate action will herald economic Armageddon.

The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) report, with the hairy-sounding title "Statutory Advice on Inclusion of International Aviation and Shipping," says that in 2050, the UK's emissions reductions across the whole economy will cost 1 to 2 percent of the total GDP. This updates, in greater detail, the range predicted half a decade ago by the watershed Stern Review.

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New Yorker Exposes Koch Brothers along with their Greenwashing and Whitewashing Smithsonian Exhibit

Friday, November 12th, 2010

CLIMATE PROGRESS

August 24, 2010

Yesterday, the New Yorker published a devastating investigative piece by Jane Mayer that exposes the Koch family’s efforts to put together the Tea Party movement and much of the modern right-wing infrastructure.  It builds off the original reporting conducted by ThinkProgress, some of which I’ve reposted here (see “From promoting acid rain to climate denial — over 20 years of David Koch’s polluter front groups“).

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