Daily Archives: June 20, 2012

Sen. Kerry condemns climate disinformation campaign, challenges Washington’s “conspiracy of silence”

“When it comes to the challenge of climate change, the falsehood of today’s naysayers is only matched by the complacency of our political system,” Sen. John Kerry said in a powerful speech on the Senate floor yesterday. “We should be … Continue reading

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Tim Wirth calls out powerful denialism on human environmental impacts

A Washington Post poll shows a sharp partisan division on the question of whether, during the past 10 years, human activity has had a negative effect on the world’s natural environment. UN Foundation president Tim Wirth says powerful economic interests … Continue reading

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