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To their credit The Australian has published an article by David McKnight: On climate issues The Australian still gives voice to a global PR campaign largely originated by the oil and coal companies of the US. On this score genuinely sceptical journalism is missing in action. Instead, an ideological sympathy with climate sceptics has been…

Paddy Manning worked at The Australian between 2004 and 2007, so has inside knowledge about their war on science: Then on May 9, 2007, apparently at the urging of son James, Murdoch announced News Corp would go carbon neutral by 2010. … This put The Australian in a quandary. Mitchell’s then 2IC, Michael Stutchbury, was…

The Australian‘s War on Science 32

Today’s Australian included a double feature in its war on science. And they were both news stories, not opinion pieces. First up is John Stapleton. Last month Stapleton wrote a story arguing that winter was evidence against global warming. So how does Stapleton write a story about a heat wave here in Australia. Well, it’s…