Trump's Man Says Climate Scientists are the Same as Holocaust Deniers

Thom plus logo Trump has put a climate change denier who compares scientists studying carbon pollution to Nazis attacking Jews in charge of his science panel. The fossil fuel industry, like the tobacco industry before it, is making billionaires on the deaths of people.

Except that fossil fuels are killing the entire planet, rather than just causing lung cancer and heart disease. And, like the tobacco industry - which funded Mike Pence so well that in 2000 Pence wrote an op-ed denying the seriousness of the link between tobacco and cancer - the fossil fuel industry is funding politicians and think tanks to push their lies and sustain their profits.

Now Trump is putting a climate change denier in charge of his science panel, and senators who take the most money from big oil and fossil fuel billionaires like the Kochs are most likely to join in denying climate change.

-Thom

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Why a little insurrection is no big deal to Republicans

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It seems inexplicable.

A group of Americans invaded the US Capitol with a plan to kidnap and kill the Vice President and the Speaker of the House, hoping that would throw the Electoral College vote to the US House, where Republicans would declare Donald Trump the winner.
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