The new climate-change denialism: Who promotes it, how to answer it
The planet killers are at it again, and some scientific organizations are bending to their intimidation. We need to fight back with hard science and a clear vision about what needs to be done. By Renfrey Clarke Links International Journal of Socialist Renewal, October 15, 2010 You remember the scandal provoked by the errors and exaggerations in the 2007 report by the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)? And you know all about the even bigger "Climategate" scandal last year, when stolen emails revealed that leading climate scientists were manipulating data to fit their alarmist political agenda? Now we have the next instalment. In a new Guide to the Science of Climate Change the world's top science body, Britain's Royal Society, has quit playing politics and stopped peddling its claims of looming disaster. Believe it? You shouldn't. The IPCC's Fourth Assessment Report was eventually shown to have included just one significant error of fact, relating to the