Lost Faith in Forbes
…But I still thought they had some decent financial reporting, some telling investigations and a tendency to be tough when it counted. That was their "image" in my wee brain for years. I thought Steve Forbes was a rightist dweeb, but I didn't hold that against his magazine.
(senior fellow for environment policy at the Heartland Institute*) to write blatant denialist pieces on climate change. He's a slick trickster who writes pseudo-science with the total confidence of a con man selling you a pyramid scheme. Here's an example:
He reports on a NOAA study from 2013 about the relationship between extreme weather and global warming, and headlines it:
NOAA Report Destroys Global Warming Link To Extreme Weather
Monsanto (!) and Syngenta, the agrichemical company that makes atrazine and neonicotinoids (neonics - the proven bee disrupters). The science was difficult, the proof subtle, but guys like Entine go for the simplistic, especially if it casts doubt on the most convincing findings. And of course he reports on only what supports his clients and benefactors.