Fakenomics: This is the story of how John Blundell - close friend to US oil billionaires - challenged the young Roger Bate to set up the climate denying 'Environment Unit' inside free-market think tank the Institute of Economic Affairs. BRENDAN MONTAGUE investigates
John Blundell worked for the Institute of Humane Studies in the United States - a think tank funded and controlled by the oil billionaire Koch brothers. He was then hired by the Institute of Economic Affairs - Britain's first think tank - and the birthplace of UK climate denial. BRENDAN MONTAGUE investigates
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
Fakenomics: Fred Smith has been a leading figure in the oil funded US climate denial industry. Here, he reveals the relationship between the energy industry funders and the free market think tanks who attack climate scientists. BRENDAN MONTAGUE investigates
Fakenomics: This is the story of how the ideologically matched and politically inseparable John Blundell, of oil giant Koch Industries, and the climate denier Dr Fred Singer became close allies. BRENDAN MONTAGUE reports
John Blundell was welcomed into the inner circle of the Koch elite at at time of inner-family squabbling and political scandal. He gained insight into an empire run by obsession and apparent deception. Then he arrived in the UK and set up its first climate denial think tank. BRENDAN MONTAGUE investigates
Fakenomics: Charles and David Koch own the biggest privately held oil company in the world, Koch Industries. They funded economist Friedrich Hayek and his free market think tanks. And those think tanks seeded climate denial in the UK. BRENDAN MONTAGUE reveals all...