Last week, UK’s Channel 4 ran a documentary called "The Great Global Warming Swindle." It was standard hackery, exciting and titillating to all the standard hacks.

Should you have nothing better to do, you can drop by RealClimate for a debunking of some of the doc’s claims, and also hear from a scientist whose views were (shockingly!) completely distorted by the producers — apparently they conned the guy into participating.

The long, ugly decline of the denialists …

Update [2007-3-12 15:37:31 by David Roberts]: Oh, and while you’re over there, take note that climate change isn’t caused by cosmic rays, though cosmic rays did cause some warming in this guy.

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