Bill McKibben http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/20297/all en ABC Celebrates Earth Day By Pushing Carbon Taxes, Touting Anti-Keystone 'Agitator' http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/abc-celebrates-earth-day-pushing-carbon-taxes-touting-anti-keystone-agitator <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/scott-whitlock">Scott Whitlock</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><em>Nightline</em>&nbsp;co-anchor Bill Weir on Tuesday belatedly celebrated Earth Day by touting a left-wing environmentalist who is pushing for new carbon taxes and opposing the construction of the Keystone oil pipeline. Weir failed to label&nbsp;<a href="http://www.billmckibben.com/">Bill McKibben</a>&nbsp;as a liberal. Instead, the journalist simply referred to him as an "organizer," an "agitator" and a "lobbyist."</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/abc-celebrates-earth-day-pushing-carbon-taxes-touting-anti-keystone-agitator" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc Bill McKibben Bill Weir Global Warming Nightline Wed, 24 Apr 2013 20:53:29 +0000 scott.whitlock 43312 at http://www.mrc.org Scientists Not Alarmist Enough, NYT's Gillis Pushes Poll Showing Public Thinks 'Weather Extremes' Mean Climate Change http://www.mrc.org/articles/scientists-not-alarmist-enough-nyts-gillis-pushes-poll-showing-public-thinks-weather-extrem <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Since scientists are not alarmist enough for the Times' apocalyptic climate reporter Justin Gillis, he is now relying on surveys done by computer to make the case for dangerous "climate change." "<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2012/04/18/science/earth/americans-link-global-warming-to-extreme-weather-poll-says.html?ref=justingillis">In Poll, Many Link Weather Extremes to Climate Change</a>."<img src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/images/Justin_Gillis_3.jpg.crop_display.jpg" style="float: right;" width="400" height="200" /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/scientists-not-alarmist-enough-nyts-gillis-pushes-poll-showing-public-thinks-weather-extrem" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch Bill McKibben Justin Gillis Wed, 18 Apr 2012 14:18:17 +0000 clay.waters 39861 at http://www.mrc.org Eco-Fanatic Urges Grinchlike Christmas http://www.mrc.org/articles/eco-fanatic-urges-grinchlike-christmas <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/jeff-poor">Jeff Poor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Nothing says “peace on earth and goodwill to men” like proclaiming the “problem with Christmas” is that “no one much likes it anymore.”</p><p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Bill McKibben, a left-wing climate-change extremist and <a href="http://www.billmckibben.com/"></a>author of “Fight Global Warming Now,” thinks that society would be better served if people didn’t spend any money on Christmas this year and gave gifts like “a coupon for a back rub, or a trip to the museum, or a dinner prepared someday in the future.” </p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/eco-fanatic-urges-grinchlike-christmas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Environment Bill McKibben Christmas Fight Global Warming Now Step It Up Tue, 04 Dec 2007 20:01:43 +0000 admin 25210 at http://www.mrc.org