This is the greatest climate change debate of all time

Not content with standard American “balanced” coverage of climate change, as if there were a real debate, John Oliver made the score far more believable on his new show last night (Last Week Tonight). So much of conventional coverage is one skeptic/denier vs. one believer, making it look like there’s actually two sides. Instead, Oliver set up 97 scientists (including Bill Nye the Science Guy himself, because of course) against 3 deniers, a ratio with its origins in a famous study highlighting that 97% of papers published show that the climate is changing and that it is, indeed, because of human activity.


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