NASA did not create global warming by manipulating data

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[NASA] has been adjusting temperatures from the past[...] downward, while adjusting current-day temperatures upward, and those changes are responsible for most of the claimed global warming during that time.

SOURCE: Tony Heller, James Murphy, The New American

Published: 01 Jul 2019

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Claim that electric vehicles cause more carbon emissions than diesel misrepresents reality

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New Study Confirms EVs Considerably Worse For Climate Than Diesel Cars

SOURCE: Anonymous, Zero Hedge, Infowars

Published: 24 Jun 2019

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Investor’s Business Daily editorial doesn’t support claims about UN statements

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The UN Admits That The Paris Climate Deal Was A Fraud

SOURCE: Anonymous, Investor's Business Daily

Published: 17 Jun 2019

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Meme image falsely claims wind turbines produce less energy that is used to build them

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A windmill could spin until it falls apart and never generate as much energy as was invested in building it.

SOURCE: Internet users, Facebook

Published: 27 May 2019

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It’s true that the current carbon dioxide level is higher than any time in human existence

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the concentration of carbon dioxide in Earth’s atmosphere has climbed to a level last seen more than 3 million years ago — before humans even appeared on the rocky ball we call home

SOURCE: Denise Chow, NBC News

Published: 18 May 2019

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In popular video, Dan Peña falsely claims humans aren’t causing climate change

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Fifty-five thousand years ago the whole world was 2°C warmer than it is today[...] It's all cyclical; [human-caused greenhouse gas emissions are] not a fart in the wind. Sea level rise is not going to happen.

SOURCE: Dan Peña, "Ivanka_Trump" Facebook account

Published: 07 May 2019

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There is clear evidence for the existence of climate change contrary to claims by John Coleman

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Climate change is not happening, there is no significant man-made global warming now, there hasn't been any in the past, and there's no reason to expect any in the future.

SOURCE: John Coleman, Derek Utley

Published: 30 Apr 2019

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Claim in The Express that low solar activity is bringing cold weather is false

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Cold weather to grip world as solar minimum to deepen, NASA says

SOURCE: Sean Martin, Express

Published: 24 Apr 2019

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Blaze article badly misrepresents study of Greenland’s Jakobshavn Glacier

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[O]ne of the previously fastest shrinking glaciers in the world is growing again, calling into question the narrative that rapid climate change [...] poses a significant threat to the existence of the human race

SOURCE: Chris Enloe, The Blaze

Published: 29 Mar 2019

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Caleb Rossiter falsely claims that climate models are “running very hot”

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The models predicted about three times the amount of warming in the world we’ve seen since [1988].

SOURCE: Caleb Rossiter, The Hill

Published: 11 Mar 2019

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