‘Super scorchio!’: heat brings out new face of climate denial in UK press

Rightwing outlets are increasingly covering complaints about extreme heat as a culture war issueReaders of the Daily Mail were in no doubt as to what the newspaper thought about Monday’s hot weather: it was little more than a “sunny day” where “snowflake Britain had a meltdown”. There was criticism that public services had pre-emptively closed down – and praise for Prince Charles continuing to wear a suit and tie in the heat.Inside the newspaper, the columnist Stephen Robinson bemoaned how weather maps had dispensed with jolly symbols and instead used deep red colours to show high temperatures. He claimed the… Source – Full Article ‘Super scorchio!’: heat brings out new face of climate denial in UK press

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