Dr. Tim Ball On CFC's and the Sponsorship Scandal

Dr. Tim Ball On CFC's and the Sponsorship Scandal
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Upon closer review of the recent Ottawa Citizen editorial board with the infamous climate change denier Dr. Tim Ball, we here at the DeSmogBlog Team have uncovered even further evidence about how outrageous Dr. Ball actually is.

In the PR world we call it staying on message, listen to this interview if you are interested in how not to do an interview. We here at the DeSmogBlog Team appreciate the PR practitioner providing Dr. Ball with the bad advice.

Check out these great quotes that have been captured for time immemorial by the good folks at the Ottawa Citizen.

Time-mark 43:56 min: Editor: “What do you think about government, do they have the wherewithall to make proper decisions about science?”

Please go to this time mark to check out Dr. Ball make the analogy that the scientists at Environment Canada are doing exactly what Chuck Guite did in the Sponsorship Scandal.

Time-mark 56 min: Dr. Tim Ball: “CFC‘s were never a problem…. it’s only because the sun is changing”

Time-mark 57 min: Dr. Tim Ball: “What’s wrong with global warming? There are lots of positive benefits to global warming.”

Scary thing is that the media are actually taking this guy seriously.

Dr. Tim Ball On CFC's and the Sponsorship Scandal

Kevin is a contributor and strategic adviser to DeSmogBlog.

He runs the digital marketing agency Spake Media House. Named a “Green Hero” by Rolling Stone Magazine and one of the “Top 50 Tweeters” on climate change and environment issues, Kevin has appeared in major news media outlets around the world for his work on digital campaigning.

Kevin has been involved in the public policy arena in both the United States and Canada for more than a decade. For five years he was the managing editor of DeSmogBlog.com. In this role, Kevin’s research into the “climate denial industry” and the right-wing think tank networks was featured in news media articles around the world. He is most well known for his ground-breaking research into David and Charles Koch’s massive financial investments in the Republican and tea party networks.

Kevin is the first person to be designated a “Certified Expert” on the political and community organizing platform NationBuilder.

Prior to DeSmogBlog, Kevin worked in various political and government roles. He was Senior Advisor to the Minister of State for Multiculturalism and a Special Assistant to the Minister of State for Asia Pacific, Foreign Affairs for the Government of Canada. Kevin also worked in various roles in the British Columbia provincial government in the Office of the Premier and the Ministry of Health.

In 2008 Kevin co-founded a groundbreaking new online election tool called Vote for Environment which was later nominated for a World Summit Award in recognition of the world’s best e-Content and innovative ICT applications.

Kevin moved to Washington, DC in 2010 where he worked for two years as the Director of Online Strategy for Greenpeace USA and has since returned to his hometown of Vancouver, Canada.

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