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Canadian Voice of Women for Peace
Established in 1960, Canadian Voice of Women for Peace (VOW) is a non-partisan Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) comprised of a network of diverse women with consultative status at the United Nations ECOSOC. For over 50 years, V...

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Climate Change Poses Huge Challenge To The Coast Guard, But Fox News Would Rather Dismiss It
Harrington, Chris
Article
2015
Media Matters
Climate change and national security are no laughing matters but Fox News thinks it's hilarious when you pair the two together. The scientific community would disagree with Fox News.
Climate Crisis - The Collapse In Corporate Media Coverage
Article
2011
Medialens
We find that Britain and the US - the two countries responding most aggressively to alleged 'threats' to human security in countries like Afghanistan, Iraq and Libya - are also the two countries least...
The Climate Denial Industry Is Out To Dupe The Public. And It's Working
Monbiot, George
Article
2009
The climate denial industry consists of people who are paid to say that man-made global warming isn't happening.
Climate Deniers are More Dangerous Than Trump and More Deadly Than ISIS
Pentz Gunter, Linda
Article
2015
Counterpunch
So Rep. Lamar Smith (D-Tx.) finally got his NOAA emails. What he really should get is a jail sentence for crimes against humanity. He, and the other climate deniers like him who hold positions of pow...
Crossing the River of Fire
The Liberal Attack on Naomi Klein and This Changes Everything
Foster, John B.; Clark, Brett
Article
2015
Monthly Review
A review of Naomi Klein's book "This Changes Everything" on climate change and its political enviroment.
Edelman's TransCanada Astroturf Documents Expose Oil Industry's Broad Attack on Public Interest
Demelle, Brendan
Article
2014
Desmogblog
The Edelman strategy documents and work proposals outline a "grassroots advocacy" campaign plan to build support for TransCanada's Energy East pipeline as well as to undermine public opposition to oil...
The Empty Press Room - How Corporate Journalism Happily Lost Interest in Climate Change
Article
2011
Medialens
In the media’s coverage of climate change, are we really still stuck on square one of some ghastly board game?
Fox Attacks Obama For Calling Climate Change An Immediate National Security Threat
Rogers, Nicholas
Article
2015
Media Matters
President Obama annouced that the climate change crisis is a matter of national security and Fox News mocked the claim by saying that the statement detracts from 'real threats'
A freedom that we can't afford
Rightwing thinktanks profess a love of freedom, but their refusal to reveal who funds them is deeply undemocratic
Monbiot, George
Article
2011
The Guardian
Freemarket thinktanks vastly outnumber those arguing for public spending. The author suggests that these thinktanks allow corporations to exert influence on public life without showing their hand, he ...
Gates of Delusion: Media Distortions and REAL Climate Scandals
Article
2010
Medialens
Climate-related storms in a teacup have been appearing in the corporate media almost on a daily basis. This nonsense is distracting attention from a mountain of evidence that human-induced climate cha...
How Big Oil Plans to Win Ugly in New York
Leaked Transcript from PR Maven Shows Energy Companies will be Told to Make the Fight Against Fracking Opponents Personal
Federman, Adam
Article
2014
CounterPunch
A PR firm well known for its hardball tactics in defense of Big Tobacco will deliver the keynote address at tonight’s Independent Oil and Gas Association conference.
How ExxonMobil's Spending Bonanza Helped Two British Climate Sceptics Set-Up An International Free Market Think Tank
Montague, Brendan
Article
2015
DeSmog UK
Roger Bate and Julian Morris of the British free-market think tank, the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA), decided to catch ExxonMobil's gravy train across the Atlantic as they began working for US ...
The Manufactured Doubt Industry And The Hacked Email Controversy
Masters, Jeff
Article
2009
Weather Underground
The fossil fuel industry has been working for years to create a smokescreen of doubt to obscure the facts of global warming.
Marc Morano's Climate Hustle Film Set For Paris Premiere With Same Old Denial Myths
Readfearn, Graham
Article
2015
DeSmogBlog
Marc Morano is never short of a superlative or two, but when it has come to promoting his long-gestating documentary Climate Hustle, the climate science denialist extraodinaire has been outdoing himse...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - April 23, 2016
Science and its enemies
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2016
Connexions
Our society and its institutions, public and private, regularly tell us that science, and education in the sciences, are crucial to our future. These public declarations are strangely reminiscent of t...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - December 20, 2016
Fake News
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2016
Connexions
"Fake news" is the latest mania to convulse the mainstream media. All at once, we're being subjected to an outbreak of hand-wringing articles and commentary about obscure websites which are supposedly...
Rampaging Climate Deniers' Losing Battle
Salzman, Lorna
Article
2009
Countercurrents
Because of the flimsy comprehension of science and evolution of most writers in the mass media, those who venture to write about evolution feel constrained to present "alternative" views. But "alterna...
Roadblocks to Climate Activism
The Problem of Natural Localism
Davidson, Lawrence
Article
2013
CounterPunch
The consequences of global warming. The evidence for the evolving dire effects of building CO2 and other greenhouse gases is getting increasingly conclusive. We are a species influenced by natural loc...
Secret funding helped build vast network of climate denial thinktanks
Goldenberg, Suzanne
Article
2013
Guardian
Anonymous billionaires donated $120m to more than 100 anti-climate groups working to discredit climate change science.
Seven Answers To Climate Contrarian Nonsense
Rennie, John
Article
2009
Scientific American
Within the community of scientists and others concerned about anthropogenic climate change, those deny climate change are commonly referred to as contrarians, naysayers and denialists. Not everyone wh...
TransCanada hires controversial PR firm to derail opposition to Energy East pipeline
Patterson, Brent
Article
2014
rabble.ca
There are now multiple news articles that report Calgary-based TransCanada hired the controversial public relations firm Edelman in an attempt to derail growing public opposition to its proposed 1.1 m...
Washington and the Oil Industry Know the Truth About Climate Change
Short-Term Profits Trump Survival
Lindorff, Dave
Article
2014
CounterPunch
Climate skeptics in Congress, and oil and coal industry lobbyists like the American Petroleum Institute (API) and the American Coal Council (ACC) may be preventing any significant action in the US on ...

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Don't Even Think About It: Why Our Brains Are Wired to Ignore Climate Change
Marshall, George
Book
2014
A book that tries to understand why people are so prone to deny or ignore the reality of climate change.
Merchants of Doubt
How a Handful of Scientists Obscured the Truth on Issues from Tobacco Smoke to Global Warming
Oreskes, Naomi; Conway, Erik M.
Book
2010
Investigative reportage on how private interests and lobbies in America use hired gun scientists to spread doubt and misinformation. The media's binary understanding of balanced repoting has given the...


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