If the Winter Glove Won't Fit...

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"The attack on climate science," Bill McKibben says in the title of a recent essay, "is the O.J. moment of the 21st century."He goes on to say:

The campaign against climate science has been enormously clever, and enormously effective. It's worth trying to understand how they've done it. The best analogy, I think, is to the O.J. Simpson trial, an event that's begun to recede into our collective memory. For those who were conscious in 1995, however, I imagine that just a few names will make it come back to life. Kato Kaelin, anyone? Lance Ito?

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