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Stephen Schneider
Professor of Environmental Biology and Global Change at Stanford University, consultant to federal agencies and/or White House staff in the Nixon, Carter, Reagan, George H. W. Bush, Clinton and George W. Bush administrations, founder and editor of the journal Climatic Change.


Lying is OK if it’s effective.

“[W]e have to offer up scary scenarios [about global warming and destruction of the environment], make simplified, dramatic statements, and make little mention of any doubts one might have . . . . Each of us has to decide what the right balance is between being effective and being honest.”

Source: Trashing the Panet, by Dixy Lee Ray with Lou Guzzo, 1990, page 167. Also: The News Manipulators, by Reed Irvine, Joseph Goulden, and Cliff Kincaid, pages 296-297. Also: "Hot and Cold Running Alarmism," by Gary Benoit, The New American, December 8, 1997, page 20. Also: Global Governance, by Henry Lamb, page 118. Also: Global Governance, by Henry Lamb, page 88. Also: Brave New Schools, by Berit Kjos, 1979, 1980, 1982, page 120. Also: "Scary Scenarios, Oversimplification Highlight Environmental Curricula," by Berit Kjos, Media Bypass Magazine, June 1996, page 10. Also: The Limbaugh Letter, December 1997 page 14. Also: The AIM Report, September-A 1996, page 1.
Hardcopy: Copies of the source documents.
Where: During an interview for Discover magagzine. Schneider wrote the book Global Warming in 1989, 13 years after he endorsed Lowell Ponte's book The Cooling.
When: October 1989.
Contributor: AIM.

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