More on the Bush Attack on Science

Thu, 2006-03-09 11:51Jim Hoggan
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More on the Bush Attack on Science

This post - Clean Air Watch to EPA Chief: Bush Misleads Public About Dangers of Soot - is not directly related to climate change, but it shows yet more evidence in the pattern of interference and disinformation emanating from the Bush Whitehouse.
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Every good magician knows that the key to success is misdirecting the audience. You have to draw everyone’s attention away from your ultimate goal in order to perform the trick. Politics is no different, and one of the greatest misdirections in recent memory has been pulled off by the fossil fuel industry.

While most of the environmental movement was (rightfully) focusing attention on stopping the Keystone XL tar sands export pipeline from crossing over one of the most vital aquifers in the U.S., the dirty energy industry was quietly building a network of...

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