The measures are the latest in a promised series of steps intended to punish the U.S. for allowing the visit to the island it claims as its own territory.
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said the Senate plans to hold its first vote on Aug. 6 on the Inflation Reduction Act, surprising legislation that he and West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin, a previous holdout, announced on July 27. The budget reconc
SciCheck Digest There is “unequivocal” evidence that humans are causing global warming, the U.N. climate change panel has said. But viral posts revive a 2014 video of Weather Channel co-founder John Coleman falsely claiming “climate c
A NOAA spokesperson told Snopes that the point isn't to trick anyone or make the weather seem scarier ... the point is to make the maps more intuitive and easy to understand.
One effect of climate change is that a warmer atmosphere creates more intense precipitation events.
Humans have played a major role in contributing to global warming, and allegations of climate change warnings being propaganda are unwarranted.
Germany weather maps show media exaggerating effects of climate change.
The Rockefeller Foundation, created with wealth generated from the oil industry more than a century ago, plans to make the fight against climate change central to all of its work.
As heat waves blanketed the much of the planet, particularly parts of the United States and Europe, a July 19 2022 Facebook video post described as “NASA’s climate spiral” spread in viral fashion as people discussed climate change an
Destructive fires in recent years that burned too hot for forests to regrow naturally have far outpaced the government's capacity to plant new trees.
Does a comparison of two German news channel weather maps -- one from 2017 and one from 2022 -- prove that climate change isn't real? No, that's not true: Although the map from 2017 has higher temperatures than the 2022 map, one is a topo
Climate change is real. Weather Channel co-founder John Coleman's controversial comments were made when he was no longer with the company.
The broadcaster never published an article claiming that people should get vaccinated to beat climate change.
Iterations of this meme have been around since at least 2018.
A digitally altered map has gone viral. The Met Office changed its graphics for weather in 2022 for accessibility and accuracy.
Quick Take An architect created a map in 2015 as a “thought experiment” to show how the Mediterranean Sea would fit inside the United States. However, social media posts have misinterpreted the map as a prediction of the impact of climate c
In speaking about the Green New Deal, Herschel Walker, the former professional football player vying for a Senate seat in Georgia, incorrectly suggested that U.S. climate efforts were pointless because “China’s bad air” would simply move over int
Does this image of a map show what a scientist thinks the United States will look like in 30 years if climate change is not reversed? No, that's not true: The image is a digital manipulation created to show the size of the Mediterranean S
Complex climatic processes like sea level rise and climate change cannot be generalized to a measuring cup analogy.
Pictures purporting to show private jets parked up at the “Davos 2022 Climate Change conference” have been shared hundreds of times on Twitter, as well as Facebook. There are several problems with this claim. First of all, the pictures in t
Studies show plastics can help combat climate change.
A recent U.N. report notes that drought was responsible for approximately 650,000 deaths between 1970 and 2019, with 90% occurring in developing countries. Economic losses associated with drought have also been counted in the hundreds of billions USD o
On April 27 2022, an Imgur user shared a screenshot of a viral tweet claiming the amount of money Elon Musk would purportedly pay in order to acquire Twitter was nearly equal to funds allocated in the Biden administration’s proposed climate budge
The gap between the scale of the global warming crisis and the president’s initiatives seemed wider than ever.
Quick Take The Russian invasion of Ukraine has triggered a barrage of false claims on social media, including posts that purport to show a video of “crisis actors” portraying dead victims of the fighting. The video used in the posts is fr
Climate change has already made allergy season longer and pollen counts higher, but you ain’t sneezed nothing yet.
The internet has been buzzing about a consequence of climate change that, while isn’t as visible as stranded polar bears and wildfires, is just as alarming. Zombie viruses. Bacteria and […] The post Will melting glaciers caused by climate chang
Video shows Ukrainian crisis actors come to life after pretending to be dead.
Thousands of people have already died in the first week of Russia's war on Ukraine.
SUMMARY The Wall Street Journal published a range of misleading claims about Greenland’s ice melt in an op-ed by Steve Koonin, a theoretical physicist and professor at the New York University Stern School of Business. The op-ed downplays the impac
A video on Facebook is being circulated with claims that it shows “crisis actors”. The footage shows a news reporter in front of people appearing to be in body bags, before one of those people moves and uncovers themself, and then a woman r
Did a crisis actor blow their cover in Germany and forget that they were on TV? No, that's not true: The man moving on the ground in a video was an activist protesting climate change at a demonstration in Vienna, Austria -- not in Germany
Kilimanjaro’s ice fields didn’t disappear by 2020, as predicted. But there’s still plenty of evidence of the impact of climate change, on Kilimanjaro and elsewhere.
“Facebook is spamming all climate articles by misleading readers about” the accuracy of climate models.
With its melting sea ice, greening landscapes and rapidly warming temperatures, the Arctic region is rife with examples of how climate change is impacting the planet. Arctic sea ice, in particular, is a significant climate indicator, as its downward
The park will be a research site to help study the effects of climate change.
Images show how climate change destroyed the Greenland ice sheet and harmed a polar bear from 2009 to 2019.
On Oct. 7th 2021, Google announced a change in its policy on climate change misinformation. Starting in November, any content, including YouTube videos, that ‘contradicts well-established scientific consensus around the existence and causes of climat
http://bbc.com/news/59641376 Several US states have been hit by a devastating series of tornadoes, with