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When James Hoggan heard the arguments of climate change deniers, he wasn't listening as a scientist or an environmentalist. For him, it was easy to hear the debate for what it was: A public relations campaign.
I started to notice evidence of the campaign everywhere I looked...To a trained eye, the unsavory public relations tactics and techniques and the strategic media manipulation became obvious. The more I thought about it, the more deeply offended I became.
His new book, Climate Cover-Up, examines the campaign from this perspective and, as Good writes, "through meticulously documented analysis, lays out the deliberate, nefarious, and immoral campaign to manipulate the public discourse on climate change."
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