From Rupert Murdoch to Warren Buffett to, yes, John McCain
Rolling Stone has two pieces on climate politics in its latest issue, by Jeff Goodell and Tim Dickinson. “Planet Earth 911” is on “Big Oil and Big Coal’s lobbying campaign to block progress on global warming,” and “The Climate Killers” is on Warren Buffett, Rupert Murdoch, Jack Gerard, Rex Tillerson, Sen. Mary Landrieu, The Swift Boat smearer, Inhofe, David Ratcliffe, Dick Gephardt (!), George Will, Tom Donohue, Don Blankenship, Fred Singer, Sen. John McCain (!), Rep. Joe Barton, Charles and David Koch.
I don’t agree with either piece 100% but they are well worth reading, and not just because the latter piece quotes me a couple of times. Rolling Stone deserves a huge amount of credit for continuing to put out first-rate work on the story of the century.
Let’s look a little closer at three of RS’s “climate killers,” starting with Buffett: