The Heartland Institute and climate deniers (sometimes a topic here) was the focus of a PBS special called “Climate of Doubt” this week. The episode is here.
•The documentary talks about how the tea party and climate deniers have hooked up create a political force. At political rallies, climate deniers are introduced like “wrestlers” to cheers from the crowd. It sounded like that too!
•It also talks about how “do it yourselfers” at home can pick their own endpoints and show a cooling trend downward with squiggly little lines. Scientists call this going “down the escalator,” it stated.
•It pointed out how skeptics touted thier Ph.D’s, but they were not in the science being discussed.
Does all this sound familiar?
No mention of the Heartland Institute gift store, which happily mixes politics with science. Here are some gift items:
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