Journalist Julie Halpert has a terrific Yale Forum profile of the prolific uber-meteorologist. Masters, a CP favorite, pulls no punches on global warming. The piece is excerpted below.
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Video: Glenn Beck brings ExxonMobil-linked religious front group to tell Christians not to believe in “man-caused” climate change
“How is it we’ve had ice ages — and yet there were no SUVs?”
In June, ThinkProgress published an exclusive investigation into the Cornwall Alliance “” a corporate front designed to deceive evangelicals into doubting the science underpinning climate change. Yesterday, Fox News hate-talker Glenn Beck brought on a representative from the group to tout Cornwall’s new DVD, “Resisting the Green Dragon,” which claims the climate change movement is a “false religion,” and a nefarious conspiracy to empower eugenicists and create a “global government.” TP’s Lee Fang has the story.
The DVD, which Cornwall is distributing to evangelical churches around the country, seems to be designed perfectly for Beck’s world view, and unsurprisingly, the Cornwall guest and Beck exchanged bizarre conspiracy theories. Watch it: