As The World Burns

A <i>Mother Jones</i> special project on global warming

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Climate of Denial: Introduction



One morning in Kyoto, we won a round in the battle against global warming. Then special interests and pseudoscience snatched the truth away. What happened?


Some Like It Hot




A dose of doubt trumps years of solid science, but skepticism doesn’t come cheap. ExxonMobil is spending millions to sustain an echo chamber of global warming denial.


Snowed




Why the “balanced” media would rather promote paid flaks and fantasy than report the biggest story on earth

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