Denying denialism

A quick note to point out the NY Times profile of Naomi Oreskes who, having previously documented the revolution in plate tectonics, has become a lightning rod over climate change, being largely responsible for the recognition that there was not any real scientific debate about climate change. One of the amusing quotes is that one of the folks fingered as a pathological contrarian is that he didn’t feel like suing for libel because, um, she was too rich.  Yeah, right, people who start lawsuits always look for the poor people to sue.  The guy can’t even come up with a good excuse to cover up the fact that she didn’t commit libel…

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