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D.C. Jury Awards $1M to Climate Scientist Michael Mann for Right-Wing Smear Campaign

HeadlineFeb 12, 2024

A jury in Washington, D.C., has awarded $1 million to the climate scientist Michael Mann, who had sued two right-wing critics for defamation. In a statement, Mann said, “I hope this verdict sends a message that falsely attacking climate scientists is not protected speech.”

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