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The Greatest Scam in History: How the Energy Companies Took Us; by Naomi Oreskes

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It’s a tale for all time. What might be the greatest scam in history  If only it had just been that one company, but for more than 30 years, the fossil-fuel industry and its allies have denied the truth about anthropogenic global warming. They have systematically misled the American people and so purposely contributed to endless delays in dealing with the issue by, among other things, discounting and disparaging climate science, mispresenting scientific findings, and attempting to discredit climate scientists. These activities are documented in great detail. Science failed to have the necessary impact in significant part because of disinformation promoted by the major fossil-fuel companies, which have succeeded in diverting attention from climate change and successfully blocking meaningful action.' 
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Just read it... you will get it... how they lied and how we are paying for it.


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