"Climate Change Denialists Never Had It So Good. So Why the Angst?"

"Despite having unprecedented influence in Washington to achieve a fossil fuel-first agenda, conservative interests are eyeing events outside the Beltway with unease."

"When climate science deniers and fossil fuel evangelists met Tuesday in New Orleans for the Heartland Institute's second "America First" conference on U.S. energy, they had every reason to celebrate the unprecedented influence they enjoy in the Trump administration.

Instead, they found plenty of reasons for dread.

With carbon tax proposals floating, climate lawsuits advancing, big corporations embracing the need for action and states and cities getting into the act, many of those gathered grappled with the reality that a fossil future was not secure—despite a largely pliant White House and Congress."

Marianne Lavelle reports for InsideClimate News August 8, 2018.


"Talk of Unicorns And 'Eco-Terrorists' At Alternative Forum" (ClimateWire)

Source: InsideClimate News, 08/09/2018