Articles tagged with: Global warming

CLAIM REVIEWS

Uncertainties about future climate change in the 1970’s does not invalidate today’s evidence on the reality of global warming

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Scientists predicted global cooling and were wrong, so they are wrong about global warming

SOURCE: Facebook users, Facebook

Published: 19 Dec 2023

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Wall Street Journal article questions decades of scientific evidence demonstrating elevated atmospheric-CO2 causes global warming

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We do not know if CO2 is the cause of global warming

SOURCE: Holman W. Jenkins Jr., Wall Street Journal

Published: 21 Nov 2023

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The sun isn’t responsible for current climate change, contrary to claims in Suspicious0bservers YouTube video

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Scientists have neglected the effect of solar particles, cosmic rays, the interplanetary magnetic field and Earth's weakening magnetic field to conclude climate change is due to human activity

SOURCE: Ben Davidson, Suspicious0bservers

Published: 29 Jul 2022

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Warming of Earth’s surface and oceans continues apace, contrary to claims in blog

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”Global warming started to run out of steam over two decades ago… Half of the apparent global temperature increase from January 1910 to January 2000 is due to administrative adjustments.”

SOURCE: Chris Morrison, Daily Sceptic

Published: 09 Jun 2022

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Earth’s surface continues to warm due to greenhouse gas emissions, contrary to claims by Christopher Monckton in Watts Up With That

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“...Seven and a half years have passed since there was any trend in global warming at all” If global warming was caused by human emissions, temperature would rise at a steady rate

SOURCE: Christopher Monckton, Watts Up With That

Published: 11 Apr 2022

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Sea temperatures around the Great Barrier Reef have increased over the last 150 years, contrary to claim at Wattsupwiththat

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"Great Barrier Reef Sea Surface Temperature: No Change In 150 Years"

SOURCE: David Mason-Jones, Wattsupwiththat?

Published: 08 Sep 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

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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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INSIGHTS

What’s in a number? The significance of the 1.5°C warming threshold and reporting on its possible breach in popular media

— 24 May 2023

These findings were widely covered by popular media outlets, including in articles published by The Guardian, CNN, and BBC, which all reported that this temperature increase would ...

Different parts of the planet warm more quickly than others. That doesn’t mean climate change isn’t happening.

— 16 Sep 2022

If you’re even a casual consumer of climate news, you probably know that some parts of the globe are warming more rapidly than others. Scientists have known for years, for instan...