Climate science deniers at forefront of downplaying coronavirus pandemic

Climate change deniers raise concerns again as they deny and downplay the seriousness of the COVID-9 pandemic.

According to deSmog, an organization and blog tracking global warming deniers, they have identified around 70 individuals and groups denying the deadliness of the virus and encouraging the end of social distancing. They also revealed these individuals and groups to be Trump supporters.

The study concluded that both crises were constantly being downplayed and denied by the same influencers, like UK-based Heartland institute, and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones.

The blog said that scientists and world leaders needed to come together to tackle the global pandemic. They also added that a union between the scientists and world leaders would tarnish the climate change deniers’ agenda. 

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