Brendan Montague

The Ecologist

Brendan Montague is editor of The Ecologist, founder of Request Initiative and co-author of Impact of Market Forces on Addictive Substances and Behaviours: The web of influence of addictive industries (Oxford University Press)He tweets at @EcoMontague.

How two young students took the climate denial bate

Brendan Montague
| 7th September 2018
FAKENOMICS: The Institute of Economic Affairs was the first think tank in the UK to promote climate denial. This is the story of how John Blunder, its then director general, recruited British students with a flair for free market economics to the US for internships at Koch-funded think tanks. BRENDAN MONTAGUE reports

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Fakenomics: Coal lights the fires under climate science

Brendan Montague
| 29th August 2018
The coal industry in the United States was the first source of funding for climate denial during the late ‘80s and ‘90s. The industry knew that its survival depended on undermining climate change science and threw its considerable influence and power into funding climate denial. BRENDAN MONTAGUE investigates

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