Some of the world’s leading scientists and climatologists have hit back hard against fossil fuel industry climate change denial by publishing a new scientific paper pointing out the ways in which the industry has been funding denial for decades. This misinformation campaign, coupled with donations to politicians, is one of the main reasons we still haven’t had meaningful climate change legislation in this country. Ring of Fire’s Farron Cousins discusses this.

Farron Cousins is the executive editor of The Trial Lawyer magazine and a contributing writer at He is the co-host / guest host for Ring of Fire Radio. His writings have appeared on Alternet, Truthout, and The Huffington Post. Farron received his bachelor's degree in Political Science from the University of West Florida in 2005 and became a member of American MENSA in 2009. Follow him on Twitter @farronbalanced