Science Denial

Speak up, identify the stakes, and use language that inspires action and combats right-wing messaging, says climate communications expert Genevieve Guenther.
Speak up, identify the stakes, and use language that inspires action and combats right-wing messaging, says climate communications expert Genevieve Guenther.
America’s largest oil firm claims its history of publicly denying the climate crisis is protected by the first amendment.
America’s largest oil firm claims its history of publicly denying the climate crisis is protected by the first amendment.
Two research psychologists analyze the all-too-familiar aspects of climate science denial found in the blockbuster new film starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Jennifer Lawrence.
Two research psychologists analyze the all-too-familiar aspects of climate science denial found in the blockbuster new film starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Jennifer Lawrence.
Only 19 MPs and one peer signed the letter to the Sunday Telegraph, apparently contradicting Craig Mackinlay’s claim that his “Net Zero Scrutiny Group” has over 50 members.
Only 19 MPs and one peer signed the letter to the Sunday Telegraph, apparently contradicting Craig Mackinlay’s claim that his “Net Zero Scrutiny Group” has over 50 members.
In his recent column, Washington Post editorial writer Charles Lane entertained a debunked rightwing meme when he envisioned a recent traffic disaster worsened by snow outside D.C. with electric vehicles rather than gas-powered ones.
In his recent column, Washington Post editorial writer Charles Lane entertained a debunked rightwing meme when he envisioned a recent traffic disaster worsened by snow outside D.C. with electric vehicles rather than gas-powered ones.
Sketchy oil waste dumps in Argentina and Texas. Social media campaigns spreading misinformation. The history of white supremacy in the oil industry. Here’s a look at the hard-hitting journalism that DeSmog published in 2021.
Sketchy oil waste dumps in Argentina and Texas. Social media campaigns spreading misinformation. The history of white supremacy in the oil industry. Here’s a look at the hard-hitting journalism that DeSmog published in 2021.
The oil and gas industry has refined its techniques to stay a step ahead over decades. And it has no plans to stop anytime soon.
The oil and gas industry has refined its techniques to stay a step ahead over decades. And it has no plans to stop anytime soon.
Before the Koch brothers, Standard Oil realized the power of universities to spread its free-market ideology and prevent the growth of socialism.
Before the Koch brothers, Standard Oil realized the power of universities to spread its free-market ideology and prevent the growth of socialism.
The fossil fuel industry is pushing for the U.S. government to support methods to capture its climate pollution. But how effective are these "carbon management" approaches, and what are their consequences?
The fossil fuel industry is pushing for the U.S. government to support methods to capture its climate pollution. But how effective are these "carbon management" approaches, and what are their consequences?
From doomsday scenarios to conspiracies totally removed from reality, a Twitter analysis found the top fear-based narratives that today’s climate deniers are spreading to prevent climate policy.
From doomsday scenarios to conspiracies totally removed from reality, a Twitter analysis found the top fear-based narratives that today’s climate deniers are spreading to prevent climate policy.

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Speak up, identify the stakes, and use language that inspires action and combats right-wing messaging, says climate communications expert Genevieve Guenther.

Speak up, identify the stakes, and use language that inspires action and combats right-wing messaging, says climate communications expert Genevieve Guenther.
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America’s largest oil firm claims its history of publicly denying the climate crisis is protected by the first amendment.

America’s largest oil firm claims its history of publicly denying the climate crisis is protected by the first amendment.
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Two research psychologists analyze the all-too-familiar aspects of climate science denial found in the blockbuster new film starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Jennifer Lawrence.

Two research psychologists analyze the all-too-familiar aspects of climate science denial found in the blockbuster new film starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Jennifer Lawrence.
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Only 19 MPs and one peer signed the letter to the Sunday Telegraph, apparently contradicting Craig Mackinlay’s claim that his “Net Zero Scrutiny Group” has over 50 members.

Only 19 MPs and one peer signed the letter to the Sunday Telegraph, apparently contradicting Craig Mackinlay’s claim that his “Net Zero Scrutiny Group” has over 50 members.
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In his recent column, Washington Post editorial writer Charles Lane entertained a debunked rightwing meme when he envisioned a recent traffic disaster worsened by snow outside D.C. with electric vehicles rather than gas-powered ones.

In his recent column, Washington Post editorial writer Charles Lane entertained a debunked rightwing meme when he envisioned a recent traffic disaster worsened by snow outside D.C. with electric vehicles rather than gas-powered ones.
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Sketchy oil waste dumps in Argentina and Texas. Social media campaigns spreading misinformation. The history of white supremacy in the oil industry. Here’s a look at the hard-hitting journalism that DeSmog published in 2021.

Sketchy oil waste dumps in Argentina and Texas. Social media campaigns spreading misinformation. The history of white supremacy in the oil industry. Here’s a look at the hard-hitting journalism that DeSmog published in 2021.
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The oil and gas industry has refined its techniques to stay a step ahead over decades. And it has no plans to stop anytime soon.

The oil and gas industry has refined its techniques to stay a step ahead over decades. And it has no plans to stop anytime soon.
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Before the Koch brothers, Standard Oil realized the power of universities to spread its free-market ideology and prevent the growth of socialism.

Before the Koch brothers, Standard Oil realized the power of universities to spread its free-market ideology and prevent the growth of socialism.
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The fossil fuel industry is pushing for the U.S. government to support methods to capture its climate pollution. But how effective are these "carbon management" approaches, and what are their consequences?

The fossil fuel industry is pushing for the U.S. government to support methods to capture its climate pollution. But how effective are these "carbon management" approaches, and what are their consequences?
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From doomsday scenarios to conspiracies totally removed from reality, a Twitter analysis found the top fear-based narratives that today’s climate deniers are spreading to prevent climate policy.

From doomsday scenarios to conspiracies totally removed from reality, a Twitter analysis found the top fear-based narratives that today’s climate deniers are spreading to prevent climate policy.