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  •  I don't think the religious right is at the root (5+ / 0-)

    of the majority of climate change denial.  I agree that the religious right would be likely to resist the concept of climate change in any event.  However, I think it's clear that the assault on climate science gets it's power and viciousness directly from the people who are making millions from oil.  They see climate science as a threat to their ability to continue raking in those millions, so they will do anything they can to discredit global warming.  Since they own media outlets (e.g., Examiner papers in many cities), and fund both think tanks and bloggers (e.g., Watts of Wattsupwiththat), they can do quite a lot to spread disinformation and discredit the real science and real scientists.

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