Conservatives Don’t Like the Message on Climate Change, So They Want to Shoot the Messenger

Posted by Mike Confino, November 10, 2014

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If you don’t like the message on climate change, it seems that the answer is to shoot the messenger.

According to a new book by veteran environmentalist George Marshall, thousands of abusive emails—including demands that he commit suicide or be “shot, quartered and fed to the pigs, along with your family”—were received by climate scientist Michael Mann, director of Pennsylvania State University’s Earth System Science Centre, who drew and published the “ hockey stick graph” that charts a steep rise in global average temperatures.

via Conservatives Don’t Like the Message on Climate Change, So They Want to Shoot the Messenger | Alternet.

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