Reviews of articles from: Fox News

ARTICLE REVIEWS

Popular story on Fox2Now accurately describes 2017 global temperature, sea ice extent

in Fox2News, CNN, by Brandon Miller

“The article is factually correct. The reality that Arctic sea ice is getting younger is not so well known from the public, so such an article is welcome.
The article’s title and the front video are about sea ice, but most of the rest of the text is about global temperatures.”

— 04 Dec 2018


CLAIM REVIEWS

Rick Perry’s claim that US is “leading the world” in emission cuts is misleading

CLAIM
"I think about all the 194 [countries] that signed onto the Paris accord, the U.S. is the one that's leading the world in reducing emissions"

SOURCE: Rick Perry, Fox News

Published: 20 Aug 2019

VERDICT

Non-peer-reviewed manuscript falsely claims natural cloud changes can explain global warming

CLAIM
"During the last hundred years the temperature is increased about 0.1°C because of carbon dioxide. The human contribution was about 0.01°C."

SOURCE: Jyrki Kauppinen, Pekka Malmi, Paul Joseph Watson, Summit.news, Zerohedge

Published: 12 Jul 2019

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On Fox News, Patrick Michaels falsely claims humans are only responsible for half of global warming

CLAIM
"So that means that probably about half, maybe half of that nine-tenths of the degree [of total warming] might be caused by greenhouse gases"

SOURCE: Patrick Michaels, Fox News

Published: 09 Jul 2019

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