Scientists aren’t impressed with New York Times’ new story on climate change


#TIA – When the mainstream press turns on you it can be merciless, as witness The New York Times as victim in this instance

“The New York Times Magazine is hyping a massive new story claiming that the period from 1979 to 1989 was “The decade we almost stopped climate change.”

But the just-released, roughly 30,000 word article by Nathaniel Rich is already being widely criticized by leading scientists, historians, and climate experts. As physicist Ben Franta, who studies the history of climate politics, put it, “Rich’s exoneration of fossil fuel producers as well as the Republican party seem based on logical non sequiturs.””

Read more at Think Progress