Most popular climate change stories of 2017 reviewed by scientists
— 17 Jan 2018
Many stories were written about climate science in 2017, but were the ones that “went viral” scientifically accurate? To find out, we compiled a list of articles with the most ...
US Congressman Lamar Smith rushes to dismiss study of Texas hurricanes like Harvey in a warming climate
— 24 Nov 2017
"Congressman Smith is an expert at using seemingly true statements to convey falsehoods." - Prof. Kerry Emanuel
Tony Abbott speech on climate change rehashes misleading, inaccurate talking points
— 12 Oct 2017
“the usual mix of misdirection, falsehoods and tirades against ‘brigades’ who supposedly say this and that but are never clearly identified”. In his speech, Abbott repeate...
False claim that global warming is natural propagates in a climate misinformation echo-chamber
— 14 Sep 2017
The diagram below shows that the articles mostly rely heavily on each other—like in an echo chamber—with very few outside sources included in the reporting. A first wave of “...
BBC Today airs false statements by Lord Lawson in the name of balance
— 10 Aug 2017
On Thursday August 10, BBC Radio 4’s “Today” broadcasted an interview in which Nigel Lawson commented on Al Gore’s new film sequel to “An Inconvenient Truth”—and on G...
How sea ice can still be thick in places in a warming Arctic
— 15 Jun 2017
The simple fact that baffles Breitbart author: global warming doesn’t mean that every square inch of ice has already melted.
Report Heartland Institute sent to influence US teachers on climate change earns an “F” from scientists
— 31 May 2017
"This document could be used in the classroom to teach students about deliberate misinformation and how to identify it.
Daily Wire updates its article, but it still conveys false information
— 16 May 2017
The author has removed two paragraphs and changed the title, but the new version of the article does not contain any mention of the fact that the article has been updated.
The New York Times promotes the case for climate change skepticism with a column that is light on substance
— 30 Apr 2017
the New York Times opinion section itself apparently didn’t realize that the content of Mr. Stephens’ piece did not actually support the message of the push notification that w...
CNN airs misleading climate claims in interview
— 25 Apr 2017
"Dr. Happer's assertion that models show 2x to 3x greater warming than observations is incorrect. At the surface (where we all live) models predict a rate of warming of 0.2 °C per..