Is Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp Australia really shifting away from ‘climate denialism’?

The media tycoon’s outlets often give voice to ardent deniers of climate science, backers of fossil fuels and opponents of net zero. Is that all about to change?Get our free news app; get our morning email briefingNews Corp Australia, seen by many as the nation’s most enduring purveyor of climate science denial and a faithful backer of fossil fuels, is about to turn over a fresh green leaf.At least that’s according to unconfirmed reports from Nine newspapers and the New York Times that say the Murdoch-owned outlets will launch a campaign next month backing a global net zero greenhouse gas emissions target by 2050. Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-09-08 06:21:19 UTC ]
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