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7 surprising global warming deniers

By: Laura Moss on June 28, 2010, 11:10 a.m.
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Weather forecasters

Your local weathercaster may be predicting heat waves, but he may not believe in climate change. According to a recent study by researchers at George Mason University and the University of Texas at Austin, more than 25 percent of the forecasters surveyed agreed with the statement, “Global warming is a scam.”

Several well-known meteorologists, including John Coleman and Anthony Watts, have been vocal in their beliefs that global warming is a myth. In fact, John Coleman, founder of The Weather Channel, calls global warming “the greatest scam in history.”