Climate change doesn't matter: The biggest global-warming skeptics in D.C. - StormWatch 7 | TBD.com
A dense cloud of global-warming deniers has descended on the D.C. region, dumping buckets of disbelief and golf ball-sized qualms on those who say we're danger close for rising sea levels and vengeful storms and droughts.
...Why have they all come here? Mike Tidwell, head of the Chesapeake Climate Action Network, hazards a guess: “It's easier for the fossil fuel lobby to influence national policy by supporting deniers and encouraging them with funding to be noisy in the federal capital. It's the only explanation.”
Here are some of the biggest, noisiest and most influential skeptics of “gorebull warbling” around town:
...On the site, the ex-flack pitilessly skewers the prevailing climate science, linking to stories like “Pig bites Seoul resident; CO2 blamed." “All of the stories about global-warming science being something other than a clear reason that we need to reduce fossil fuels have been processed through him,” says Brad Johnson, a climate researcher at the left-leaning Center for American Progress. “He’s been relentless at hammering reporters, helping move stories up from blogger to Fox News up into the halls of Congress.”