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Sarah Palin is a global warming denier (or worse, an agnostic)

October 1st, 2008 · 3 Comments

Everyone who has seen the latest Katie Couric/Sarah Palin interview is focused on the fact that Palin either couldn’t or wouldn’t name a single newspaper or magazine she regularly reads.  And while that answer will certainly find its way into some future SNL skit, this exchange on global warming is what caught my attention: COURIC: Is [global warming] man-made though, in your view? [...]

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Tags: Environment · Republicans · Sarah Palin

To be fair to CNN and the coal industry

February 28th, 2008 · 1 Comment

I’ve been making note of the fact that, in the last five CNN debates– which were all sponsored by the coal industry front group Americans for Better Energy Choices (ABEC)– there were coincidentally no questions asked about climate change.  But environmentalist blog The Green Miles notices that there were no questions asked about climate change in Tuesday’s [...]

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Tags: Debates · Environment · Media

The coal-powered empire strikes back

February 25th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Commenter “david, with ABEC” takes issue with last week’s suggestion that there may be a connection between CNN’s lack of debate questions on climate change and the fact that their debates have been sponsored by ABEC, a coal industry front group: While we are flattered that there are some people out there who are convinced we can dictate the questions of [...]

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Tags: Debates · Environment · Media

No questions about climate change in coal-sponsored CNN debate… again

February 22nd, 2008 · 2 Comments

For those of us who’ve been keeping score, last night’s event makes five straight CNN debates sponsored by coal industry front group Americans for Balanced Energy Choices (ABEC) without a single question about climate change policy.

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Tags: Debates · Environment · Media