As talks continue in Paris, there was an innocuous-sounding event at the COP21 World Climate Summit, that was anything but. Attending the “Day of Examining the Data,” writes Erin Zaleski, “was like entering an alternate reality in which conventional beliefs surrounding climate change are completely upended.”
Here, CO2 is beneficial for the environment, global warming is a myth, and a far-reaching climate change policy will destroy the economy. The US government, of course, is the villain.
But here, in the real world, we know who the real villains are.