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Gunnar W. Schade

Associate professor of atmospheric science, Texas A&M University

Gunnar W. Schade is an associate professor of Atmospheric Science at Texas A&M University. Dr. Schade researches the impacts of climate change and ozone pollution on Texas vegetation, as well as the effects of the shale boom on Texas air quality. He teaches classes on atmospheric chemistry, climate change and science denialism.

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Energy is not equal to fossil fuels

The denial of climate change science inevitably contains five telltale techniques of science denialism: Fake experts, logical fallacies, impossible expectations, cherry-picking information and conspiracy theories (FLICC). All can be found in Texas Railroad Commissioner Wayne Christian’s recent op-ed here in TribTalk.