The Manufactured Doubt Industry and the Hacked Email Controversy

the Manufactured Doubt campaign against global warming--funded by the richest corporations in world history--is probably the most extensive and expensive such effort ever. We don't really know how much money the fossil fuel industry has pumped into its Manufactured Doubt campaign, since they don't have to tell us. The website exxonsecrets.org estimates that ExxonMobil alone spent $20 million between 1998 - 2007 on the effort. An analysis done by ... Full Story »

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by Dwight Rousu - Dec. 8, 2009

Masters does a masterful job of summarizing "manufactured doubt" industry and its history of disinformation that has now carried into the climate change disinformation campaign.

I don’t like to call them skeptics, because all good scientists should be skeptics. Rather, the think tanks scientists are contrarians, bent on discrediting an ... More »

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