Articles tagged with: Health

ARTICLE REVIEWS

Business Insider highlights health impacts of climate change, but some aspects are misleading

in Business Insider, by Kevin Loria

— 15 May 2018

"The article draws attention to the high CO2 at present and the health risks of climate change, but it gives the incorrect impression that breathing CO2 directly is a major cause o..

Wall Street Journal op-ed on economic consequences of climate change found naive by scientists

in The Wall Street Journal, by David Henderson, John Cochrane

— 02 Aug 2017

"This is a very simplistic, almost naive op-ed on climate change impacts. Some assertions such as the one about CO2 being good for plants demonstrates that the authors do not know ..

Analysis of “What science can tell us about the links between global warming and massive heat waves”

in The Washington Post, by Chris Mooney

— 26 Jul 2016

"This is a well-written article that provides a good overall discussion around the connection between climate change and the ongoing US heat wave. In the absence of a specific even..

Analysis of “…in many ways global warming will be a good thing”

in The Telegraph, by Bjorn Lomborg

— 09 May 2016

"This article presents a highly biased view of global warming, only presenting the “positive” aspects of it. As the author is criticizing media doing the opposite (always showi..

Analysis of “An Overheated Climate Alarm”

in The Wall Street Journal, by Bjorn Lomborg

— 11 Apr 2016

"Lomborg is using scientific ‘language’ to suggest that climate change will have insignificant health impacts; this goes against a vast body of evidence. The notion that benefi..

CLAIM REVIEWS

Deforestation can facilitate the emergence and spread of some infectious diseases

CLAIM
Deforestation has made humans more vulnerable to pandemics

SOURCE: Lani Chan and Tom McKenna, Now This

Published: 01 Apr 2020

VERDICT

INSIGHTS

More than 80 fact-checking organizations call on YouTube to tackle misinformation

— 13 Jan 2022

“The examples are too many to count. Many of those videos and channels remain online today, and they all went under the radar of YouTube’s policies, especially in non-English s...

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...