Remember Marc Morano?
He’s the staffer for Sen. James Inhofe (R-OK) who’s turned himself into the go-to guy for climate change denialism, sending out an email barrage to activists, journalists, Hill aides and others, in which he aggregates every misleading and flat-out false piece of “evidence” he can find to support the notion that, despite what scientists say, global warming really isn’t something to worry about.
Now, the New York Times reports, Morano is leaving Inhofe’s office to found ClimateDepot.com, which he says will be a “one-stop shop” for anyone interested in the global warming — just as Congress gears up to finally tackle the issue.
The site is being financed by the Committee for a Constructive Tomorrow, an extremist anti-environmental group that is funded in part by the Exxon Mobil Foundation.
One environmentalist says of Morano: “He is relentless pushing out misinformation. In denying the urgency of the problem, he definitely slows things down on the regulatory front. Eventually, he will be held accountable, but it may be too late.”
Morano’s site will also post “ratings of environmental journalists.” We’re thinking this guy will be near the top.