Spreading doubt and other crimes against nature

Needless to say I’m very much in favour of this. I’m all for free speech, of course, but people have a right to live free of doubt

Put oil firm chiefs on trial, says leading climate change scientist

James Hansen, one of the world’s leading climate scientists, will today call for the chief executives of large fossil fuel companies to be put on trial for high crimes against humanity and nature, accusing them of actively spreading doubt about global warming in the same way that tobacco companies blurred the links between smoking and cancer.

Hansen will use the symbolically charged 20th anniversary of his groundbreaking speech (pdf) to the US Congress – in which he was among the first to sound the alarm over the reality of global warming – to argue that radical steps need to be taken immediately if the “perfect storm” of irreversible climate change is not to become inevitable.

Speaking before Congress again, he will accuse the chief executive officers of companies such as ExxonMobil and Peabody Energy of being fully aware of the disinformation about climate change they are spreading.




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Spreading doubt and other crimes against nature

  1. I see Hansen is putting Soros’ funds to good use…

  2. You’re all for free speech, except when it disagrees with you?

  3. KLANG! KLANG! Congratulations Josh K, you are the first to trip the IRONY ALERT! You win an all-expense paid trip to I was only joking.

  4. Mr. Coyne you are freaking hilarious. I’m a huge fan. Keep up the great work!!!

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