We are as certain humans are changing the climate as we are that smoking causes cancer. A leading journalist calls out the New York Times for its lame phrasing: "Coal plants are the nation’s largest source of the greenhouse gases that scientists say are the chief cause of global warming."
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Can the climate crisis can be prevented if the media is effectively an agent of the status quo rather than of the public interest? Murrow's words are as true today as they were in 1954: Those who keep silent on the great moral crisis of our time can't escape responsibility for the grim result.