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A (follow-up) guide to Australian denialism

A (follow-up) guide to Australian denialism

Australia has its fair share of those who reject scientific consensus (and common wisdom).

How one think tank poisoned Australia’s climate debate

How one think tank poisoned Australia’s climate debate

One of the Institute of Public Affair's greatest successes has been to stitch climate denialism into the very fabric of the conservative political identity.

What we lose with the decline of mainstream science journalists

What we lose with the decline of mainstream science journalists

"There are huge demands on journalists now, and if they don't have access or the knowledge of the right sources, they can get things wrong."

News Corp’s science denialism won’t be forgotten

News Corp’s science denialism won’t be forgotten

Crikey readers respond to News Corp's role in climate denialism and the politics of erasing Palestinian identity.

Are Alan Jones and Co responsible for science denialism?

Are Alan Jones and Co responsible for science denialism?

Or are Jones and his ilk more likely to influence politicians, rather than change minds within the general population?

A guide to Australian denialism

A guide to Australian denialism

From climate change denialists to anti-vaxxers, Australia has its fair share of those who reject scientific consensus (and common wisdom).

Dear Malcolm Roberts, this is how science works

Dear Malcolm Roberts, this is how science works

Like democracy, science, and the scientific process, are flawed, but they are still preferable to the crackpottery of Malcolm Roberts, write Tom Osegowitsch and Angela McCabe.

Rundle: will Mad Monk be brought low by madder Monckton?

Rundle: will Mad Monk be brought low by madder Monckton?

Moncktongate has now become a political and moral test for Tony Abbott, whose principal political action to date has been to exile climate-change denialism from the political mainstream.

The science of denial

The science of denial

From climate change to evolution, New Scientist is running a great series of special reports into denialism: how it works, how it spreads, how companies manufacture it, and why it's so hard to fight.