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Australian PM: Coal Industry Defender and Climate Change Denier

In the Guardian Article Scott Morrison and the big lie about climate change: does he think we’re that stupid? Richard Flanagan argues that the Australian PM is so determined to protect the coal mining industry that he even denies the possible influence of climate change in recent devastating droughts and bushfires. In a year that has seen Australia ravaged by fire, the floods, cyclones andContinue readingAustralian PM: Coal Industry Defender and Climate Change Denier

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The Chorus of Denial

The rise of populism surrounding global politics, most notably the American Election of President Trump, has the potential to be harnessed in order to weaken the messages of climate science. In the leadership rhetoric of several major global powers there is a disturbingly dominant discourse of anthropogenic climate change denial. Even when climate change is acknowledged, the measures sanctioned are far from decisive. Whether dismissingContinue readingThe Chorus of Denial

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