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CNBC Caught Soliciting Writer To Promote Global Warming As Hoax

Why they thought DeSmogBlog was the right place to do that, we'll probably never know.
CNBC Caught Soliciting Writer To Promote Global Warming As Hoax

Protip for CNBC: If you're going to buy yourself an op-ed claiming climate change is a hoax, maybe you should do some homework on where you're shopping.

Lee Fang:

For a network with an embarrassing history of fudging the science around climate change, one CNBC booker apears to have made a big mistake.

Responding to the groundbreaking report “Risky Business,” a bipartisan project that compiled the many ways global warming will harm the United States economy over the next cenutry, a CNBC staffer sent an e-mail to a website that she apparently thought was connected to economist and climate contrarian Alan Carlin. In the e-mail, which has been shared with Republic Report, the booker asked Carlin to respond to the report and write an op-ed on “global warming being a hoax.” See below:

Hi there. Given this new report on the cost of climate change, wanted to extend an invitation to Alan Carlin to write an op-ed for CNBC.com. Can be on the new report or just his general thoughts on global warming being a hoax. If he’s interested, please email me directly

The e-mail was sent to DeSmogBlog, the hard-hitting climate investigative blog, which has a profile on Carlin. To be clear, DeSmogBlog has no relation to Carlin other than reporting on his many misdeeds and his appearance on the Glenn Beck program.

DeSmogBlog educates about global warming, you idiots at CNBC. They don't deny it and neither should you.


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