Conspiracy Corner – Adapting to Climate Change Fatalism

At 8:15am every Thursday morning, Matthew phones in his thoughts on the conspiracy theory of the week to Zac and the audience of bFM’s Breakfast Show.

This week me and Zac talked about Exxon Mobile’s change of heart; they are no longer climate change skeptics but, rather, climate change fatalists. We also discussed how this change of heart fits the profile of certain conspiracy theories about the petrochemical industry which claim corporations like Exxon Mobile had a vested interest to deny the science behind claims of climate change in order to keep feathering their own nest.

About Matthew Dentith

Author of "The Philosophy of Conspiracy Theories" (Palgrave Macmillan), Matthew Dentith wrote his PhD on epistemic issues surrounding belief in conspiracy theories. He is a frequent media commentator on the weird and the wonderful, both locally and internationally. On occasion he can be caught dreaming about wax lions but, mostly, it is rumoured he works for elements of the New World Order.