Here’s one of the cheerier conservative videos of the day: Myron Ebell and Lee Doren of the energy industry-funded Competitive Enterprise Institute hound the
Here’s one of the cheerier conservative videos of the day: Myron Ebell and Lee Doren of the energy industry-funded Competitive Enterprise Institute hound the Sierra Club, Greenpeace, and the Center for American Progress for interviews on the so-called “climategate” scandal. (Some quick background: More than 1,000 emails were stolen from the University of East Anglia’s Climate Research Unit. Climate change skeptics argue that the emails are proof that the data is cooked; scientists argue, accurately, that their language is being misinterpreted.)
In the video, produced by PajamasTV, Ebell and Doren describe themselves as “citizen journalists” (they don’t disguise their actual jobs) and mock their subjects with statements like “you’re a denier!” and questions like “is this the Pentagon Papers of climate change?” It’s an interesting 12 and a half minutes, a reminder of the real progress climate change skeptics have made this year.
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