ARTICLE REVIEWS

Wall Street Journal article repeats multiple incorrect and misleading claims made in Steven Koonin’s new book ’Unsettled’

in The Wall Street Journal, by Mark P. Mills

— 03 May 2021

Scientists who reviewed the article found that it builds on a collection of misleading and false claims. For instance, Koonin states that “Greenland’s ice sheet isn’t shrinki...

Destruction of the Amazon forest very likely contributes to global warming, as accurately described in The National Geographic article

in National Geographic, by Craig Welch

— 23 Mar 2021

"The article is good overall, although there are two small issues. First, the title seems to overestimate the results. The scientific study the National Geographic article is based..

CLAIM REVIEWS

YouTube video falsely claims that climate models systematically over-estimated warming and that we are heading towards an ice age

CLAIM
"The official observed temperatures are coming consistently below the scary global warming numbers"; "Melting polar ice triggers ice age"

SOURCE: Ben Davidson, Suspicious0bservers

Published: 27 May 2021

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In viral Turning Point USA video, Candace Owens and Charlie Kirk falsely claim there is no evidence of global warming and scientists don’t know the cause

CLAIM
There is no factual data to back up global warming; real scientists don’t know whether CO2, solar sunspots or natural activity cause global warming

SOURCE: Candace Owens, Charlie Kirk , Turning Point USA

Published: 16 Apr 2021

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Scientists didn’t announce impending environmental catastrophes every decade since the 1970s

CLAIM
Science said in the: 70s, another ice age in 10 years; 80s, acid rain will destroy all crops in 10 years; 90s: the ozone layer will be destroyed in 10 years; 2000’s the ice caps will be gone on 10 years

SOURCE: Facebook users, Facebook

Published: 03 Mar 2021

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