National Coalition Against Censorship Criticises the Portland Climate Book Ban

Watts Up With That?

By Helodrgt (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons By Helodrgt (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia CommonsGuest essay by Eric Worrall

Portland’s recent ban of educational books which question alarmist climate narratives has attracted strong criticism from the NCAC. The National Coalition Against Censorship is a group which normally focusses on issues like Creationism, and other efforts to stifle politically or religiously inconvenient freedom of speech.

The statement from the NCAC:

Portland Resolution on Teaching Climate Change Raises Concerns

NCAC has released the following statement on the climate change controversy brewing in Portland:

On May 17, the Public School Board of Portland, Oregon unanimously adopted a resolution to “Develop an Implementation Plan for Climate Literacy,” which concluded with this recommendation: “The implementation plan should include a review of current textbooks for accuracy around the severity of the climate crisis and the impact of human activities. PPS will abandon the use of any adopted…

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