This Changes Everything - Chapter 1: The Right Is Right Summary & Analysis

Naomi Klein
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Author Naomi Klein writes that there are many voices that rise up against the concept of climate change. They ignore the facts and the opinions of 90% of all climate scientists who agree that climate change is real and is happening. At the Heartland Institute’s Sixth International Conference on Climate Change, held in June 2011, many offered their disagreement with the scientists. Klein explains that deniers in the U.S. and in Europe believe that global warming is a hoax and want to expose it. Denying climate change has become part of their dogma that includes low taxes, guns for everyone, anti-abortion and anti-environmentalism. It has been Klein’s finding that climate leaders who disagree with them have been harassed and threatened by deniers who fear the ramifications of environmentalism. Right-wing think tanks have a huge impact on the debate.

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