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How the media has helped destroy rational climate debate

Roy Spencer
30 August 2019
Roy Spencer is a principal research scientist at the University of Alabama in Huntsville and a former senior scientist for climate studies at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center, where he and John Christy received NASA’s exceptional scientific achievement medal for their global temperature monitoring work with satellites.
Roy Spencer is a principal research scientist at the University of Alabama in Huntsville and a former senior scientist for climate studies at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center, where he and John Christy received NASA’s exceptional scientific achievement medal for their global temperature monitoring work with satellites.

 

An old mantra of the news business is, “if it bleeds, it leads”. If someone was murdered, it is news. That virtually no one gets murdered is not news. That, by itself, should tell you that the mainstream media cannot be relied upon as an unbiased source of climate change information.

There are lots of self-proclaimed climate experts now. They don’t need a degree in physics or atmospheric science. For credentials, they only need to care and tell others they care. They believe...

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