Trump Again Proves Link Between Racism, Climate Denial

Climate Denial Crock of the Week


Sometimes the universe keeps making things crystal clear. Like a warming planet, and exactly who the people are that continue to deny it.

While tying themselves into knots to support Donald Trump’s aggressively racist campaign, Republicans continue to demonstrate what I’ve been noting for years. Racism and climate denial are joined at the hip.

There could be no clearer demonstration of this than Climate Denier and racist Donald Trump’s current campaign.  Mr Trump has managed to convincingly bring White Supremacists, Neo Nazis, homophobes, misogynists and anti-science zealots all happily together in the same big tent.  We can at least thank him for making the associations so vivid.

New poll from Gallup makes the divide even clearer.  It’s not an accident. The organizations funded by Exxon and others set out 30 years ago to make climate science another hot button in the culture war that began with the Voting Rights…

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