Sea levels have risen throughout the 20th century, contrary to claim in online articles

CLAIM
Scientists were caught 'adjusting' sea level data to create false impression of rising oceans

SOURCE: Vicki Batts, James Delingpole, Signs of the Times, Breitbart

Published: 20 Feb 2020

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NOAA does not fraudulently adjust data to create the illusion of a global warming trend

CLAIM
Using complex statistical models, [NOAA] change[s] the data to reflect not reality, but their underlying theories of global warming.

SOURCE: Anonymous, Investor's Business Daily

Published: 19 Feb 2020

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CO2 emissions from human activities have imbalanced the atmospheric carbon budget, significantly contributing to climate change, contrary to online claim

CLAIM
Less than 5% of carbon dioxide emissions are produced by man [... they] can’t cause 30% of today’s atmospheric carbon dioxide

SOURCE: Editorial Board, Issues & Insights

Published: 11 Feb 2020

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Claims of a coming 30-year “mini ice age” are not supported by science

CLAIM
Earth about to enter 30-YEAR ‘Mini Ice Age’

SOURCE: Harry Pettit, Sean Martin, The Sun, Express

Published: 06 Feb 2020

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Studies do not support blog’s claim that volcanic activity is causing melting of West Antarctic glaciers

CLAIM
Volcanoes Melting West Antarctic Glaciers, Not Global Warming

SOURCE: Robert W. Felix, James Edward Kamis, IceAgeNow.info, PlateClimatology.com

Published: 20 Jan 2020

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Simple measurements demonstrate that CO2 is a greenhouse gas contrary to claim in online blogs

CLAIM
CO2 is not a greenhouse gas.

SOURCE: Tim Ball, Technocracy.news

Published: 14 Jan 2020

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Facebook meme incorrectly claims past climate variations contradict human influence on current climate

CLAIM
The idea that 'climate change' is new or is caused by Humans is nonsense.

SOURCE: Anonymous, Facebook

Published: 13 Jan 2020

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Climate change is one factor affecting how fires in Australia burn, regardless of whether arsonists or lightning started them

CLAIM
the bushfires [in Australia] were caused by arsonists and a series of lightning strikes, not 'climate change'

SOURCE: Sean Adl-Tabatabai, Thomas D. Williams, NewsPunch, Breitbart

Published: 08 Jan 2020

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Volcanic CO2 emissions are known to be much smaller than human-caused emissions

CLAIM
Discovery Of Massive Volcanic CO2 Emissions Discredits Global Warming Theory

SOURCE: James Edward Kamis, Principia Scientific

Published: 03 Jan 2020

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Article falsely attributes invented quotes to James Hansen

CLAIM
Father of Global Warming’ Scientist Finally Admits Theory Is Wrong

SOURCE: Baxter Dmitry, NewsPunch, Your News Wire, Principia Scientific

Published: 01 Jan 2020

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