How the Fossil Fuel Industry Got the Media to Think Climate Change Was Debatable

Business interests actively worked to make scientific facts seem like partisan opinions

Washington Post
Jan 14 · 7 min read
A brown-coal-fired power plant Bergheim, Germany. Photo by Joker/Walter G. Allgöwer/ullstein bild via Getty Images

By Amy Westervelt

Late last year, the Trump administration released the latest national climate assessment on Black Friday in what many assumed was an attempt…

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