Desire to Know
Dr. Jane Goodall
Greenpeace Lied 24 Apr, 2016 | Modified 24 Apr, 2016 | Views 921
For years, Greenpeace has campaigned against businesses by using exaggerations and outright lies.
Greenpeace Lied and Jobs — Not Caribou — Died
It was a classic Greenpeace tale: fuzzy, wide-eyed woodland creatures fleeing as the loggers closed in, destroying a peaceful habitat.
Except it wasn’t true — and this time, the lies have been exposed.
For years, Greenpeace has campaigned against businesses by using exaggerations and outright lies. The media and, in many cases, the businesses themselves have usually bowed. But Greenpeace underestimated Resolute Forest Products — and the power of the truth — when it started a false campaign against the Canadian paper company.
The environmental alarmists accused Resolute of threatening Quebec’s caribou by logging. Claims like that can do a lot of damage, especially when Greenpeace seduces the media with conveniently misleading photos of devastated forests. The attacks were false, and Resolute forced Greenpeace to own up to it. Greenpeace made a rare public apology in 2013, acknowledging that Resolute had not, in fact, been “secretly engaged in logging” on a critical caribou habitat.
Greenpeace obviously wasn’t going to let a few facts get in the way of its story.
Read more at: National Review by Amy Payne April 20, 2016