Citizen Action Monitor

Debating denialists — an exercise in futility?

Pointing out the fallacious arguments of denialists is like kicking a bee hive: the comments section will fill with lots of angry buzzing. No 507 Posted by fw, June 19, … Continue reading

June 19, 2012 · Leave a comment

Once again Windsor Star article misleads public about climate change

No 498 Posted by fw, June 8, 2012 Back on January 31, 2012 I posted a copy of my letter to the editor of the Windsor Star challenging the factual … Continue reading

June 8, 2012 · Leave a comment

Petition drive convinces GM to stop funding climate change denier Heartland Institute

“Climate change is real” says Dan Akerson, GM’s CEO No 448 Posted by fw, March 31, 2012 “Citing its corporate stance that climate change is real, General Motors announced Wednesday that its … Continue reading

March 31, 2012 · Leave a comment

Windsor Star misleads public over global warming

No 399, Posted by fw, January 31, 2012 In an article in today’s Windsor Star, journalist Chris Vander Doelen made a number of misleading claims about global warming. In this … Continue reading

January 31, 2012 · Leave a comment

Time out for mockery — The climate denial tango

N0 331 Posted by fw, November 10, 2011 When it comes to climate deniers, mockery is often the best response. And here’s mockery at it’s very best by three blokes … Continue reading

November 10, 2011 · Leave a comment

Gov Rick Perry on global warming. This is one scary dude!

No 250 Posted by fw, August 18, 2011 My re-post of a recent provocative Grist article captured this passage by the inimitable David Roberts — “For my part, when I see people denying … Continue reading

August 18, 2011 · Leave a comment

Greenpeace USA updates its damning 2010 expose of the Koch brothers’ destructive agenda

No 248 Posted by fw, August 16, 2011 Greenpeace News Release April 14, 2011 – One year ago, not many knew the name Koch Industries, a publicity-averse private company run … Continue reading

August 16, 2011 · Leave a comment

How to beat a powerful right-wing tribe of climate change deniers

No 246 Posted by fw, August 14, 2011 “For my part, when I see people denying facts and bullying scientists in order to perpetuate the dominance of fossil fuel interests … Continue reading

August 14, 2011 · Leave a comment

Fox News ridicules climate science

No 227 Posted by fw, July 24, 2011 For the life of me I can’t quite figure out why Media Matters bothers. Let’s face it, short of a mass boycott … Continue reading

July 24, 2011 · Leave a comment

Science guy, Greg Craven, takes on the climate-change denialists single-handedly

No 6 Posted by fw, April 13, 2010 I wonder if U.S. high school physics teacher, Greg Craven, still firmly believes what he posted on his website not so very … Continue reading

April 13, 2010 · Leave a comment