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Word gets around

October 2, 2009

The damaging disinformation recently put out by the IPPR continues to trickle steadily out into the public domain.  According to a recent story in the Financial Times:

“[One] study, by the Institute for Public Policy Research in London, found people were “tired and bored of hearing about climate change”, cynical about government motives in pushing for action on climate, and dismissive of “self-righteous” environmentalists.”

Indeed it did, in a literal sense – but which “people”? “People”, as in a broadly representative sample of the UK public? Or “people”, as in a sample of the most materialistic and consumer-oriented 10% of the population?

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Greenwashing Government

September 28, 2009

Avaaz

Why has an international campaigning NGO just helped produce a piece of Government propaganda?

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