But We Knew That: Climate Deniers Also Misogynists | Climate Denial Crock of the Week
If you’re willing to rape Mother Earth, well, that’s just the beginning.
As recent events show, climate denying politicians are heavily over-represented among the ranks of abusers and predators brought to light since the MeToo movement caught fire.
Above, I interviewed Katharine Hayhoe just as she was becoming well known (before Time Magazine named her a top 100 influential). She was already under attack from hateful climate deniers – but she remains unintimidated.
One scientist was called Climate Barbie.
Another was described as an “ugly fake scientist.” A third had an erect penis drawn on her car window while she was in the field researching sea-level rise.
Such is the life of many female climate scientists in 2018.