Scientific American reports:
Climate activists are like Nazis. Wind and solar power pollute the Earth and make life miserable. Recent global and local heat records reflect natural temperature cycles. These are some of the themes of children’s videos produced by an influential conservative advocacy group.
Now, the videos could soon be used in Florida’s classrooms. Florida’s Department of Education has approved the classroom use of material from the Prager University Foundation, a conservative group that produces videos that distort science, history, gender and other topics.
Education experts call the videos dangerous propaganda. PragerU CEO Marissa Streit says the videos will rebalance schools that have been “hijacked by the left.”
Read the full article.
A separate PragerU video widely reported upon yesterday features a cartoon Christopher Columbus teaching that slavery wasn’t that bad because, after all, “it’s better than being killed.”
Florida’s Department of Education has approved classroom use of videos that spout climate disinformation and distort climate science https://t.co/t4U13VjH5R
— Scientific American (@sciam) August 7, 2023
Their latest abominations:
❌LIES re: climate activists being “like Nazis”
❌LIES re: wind & solar “polluting”
❌LIES re: extreme weather
Help call them out! https://t.co/D8t1bDEPzo
— Alex Wall (@AlexBWall) August 7, 2023
School children in Florida could soon learn that climate activists are like Nazis, that renewable energy pollutes and that global warming is not a serious threat thanks to the approval of PragerU materials for the classroom. https://t.co/GKVPWtznux
— Scott Waldman (@scottpwaldman) August 7, 2023