Plutocracy, Pure and Simple
(February 20, 2012)"Now it’s a straight fight with the billionaires and corporations"
By George Monbiot
, published in the Guardian 21st February 2012
"Shocking, fascinating, entirely unsurprising: the leaked documents, if authentic, confirm what we suspected but could not prove. The Heartland Institute, which has helped lead the war against climate science in the United States, is funded among others by tobacco firms, fossil fuel companies and one of the billionaire Koch brothers
It appears to have followed the script written by a consultant to the Republican party, Frank Luntz
, in 2002....
“Should the public come to believe that the scientific issues are settled, their views about global warming will change accordingly. Therefore, you need to continue to make the lack of scientific certainty a primary issue in the debate.
Another excellent article by George Monbiot!
Shocking revelations about HOW the WEALTHY RETAIN POWER & CONTROL to RETAIN THEIR WEALTH! It does this through the Hearland Institute!
It explains their motivations & tactics.
It does this by actively eroding the credibility behind good CLIMATE SCIENCE!
Read the above ....... it puts a shudder down your spine!