Archive for August, 2008

On Aug 18th ThinkProgress put up a short note titled “Global warming deniers forced to cancel meeting due to Tropical Storm Fay” . Shortly after it got posted at Digg titled “Global warming deniers forced to cancel mtg due to Fay”  In less than 48 hrs it has gotten 130 comments, many of them denying any link between climate change and storms, or the existence of climate change at all.

One problem, the article never actually mentions climate change or global warming as a factor in causing the storm, or anything else for that matter.

The article does mention that “Koch Industries, with an agenda of attacking ‘global warming alarmism‘”, and there is a link a the bottom “More on how global warming intensifies tropical storms here.” which is suggestive, but makes no actual claim or indication of a link between Fay and climate change.



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