That kind of claim would be investigated, and easily refuted with science, and it being a huge story, can be shot down easily. Remember, THEY don’t own the news anymore, so if they tried that, when they fail, they WILL damage their own cause, and bring sympathy to the franchise owner, who WAS trying to do the right thing.
Optimistically, I hope you are correct. On the other hand many people believe in Global Warming.
When is the event he’s catering? We’ll see what actually happens soon.
You are right, the progs don’t have total control of the news anymore!