Reviews of articles from: Facebook

CLAIM REVIEWS

Climate change, forest management and several other causes contribute to wildfire severity and total area burned in the western United States

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“Forest fires are caused by poor management. Not by climate change.”

SOURCE: Anonymous, Facebook

Published: 16 Sep 2020

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

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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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Ice cube meme misrepresents physics of sea level rise to claim melting ice has no effect

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[Photo] A little science lesson for the #idiots at the global warming conference. Ice berg melts, ocean level remains the same.

SOURCE: Anonymous, Facebook

Published: 17 Dec 2019

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1977 “coming ice age” Time magazine cover is a fake

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When the exact same group of 'experts' who claimed it was global cooling in 1977 now claim it's global warming you can easily see why I am skeptical

SOURCE: Anonymous, Facebook

Published: 16 Dec 2019

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Human activities release far more carbon dioxide than volcanoes do

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That one little burp by Mt. Etna has already put more than 10,000 times the CO2 into the atmosphere than mankind has in our entire time on the Earth

SOURCE: Anonymous, Facebook post

Published: 31 Oct 2019

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Photo meme of Sydney Harbour incorrectly claims no sea level rise has occurred

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Unprecedented climate change has caused sea level at Sydney Harbour to rise approximately 0.0 cm over the past 140 years.

SOURCE: Anonymous, Facebook post

Published: 28 Oct 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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Senator Sanders’ claim that climate change is making tornadoes worse isn’t supported by published research

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The science is clear, climate change is making extreme weather events, including tornadoes, worse.

SOURCE: Senator Bernie Sanders, Facebook

Published: 08 Mar 2019

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