Kenya Owes the West a Climate Debt, Not the Other Way Around

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Foreign Affairs magazine claims the West owes Kenya a “climate debt” due to crop failures and livestock shortages caused by climate change. However, nothing could be farther from the truth. Kenyan crop production is...

Sorry, Google and World Bank, but Middle Eastern Crops Keep Thriving

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Google News today is promoting articles (see the Google-promoted PhysOrg article here, for example) about a speculative World Bank “study” claiming climate change is threatening crop production in the Middle East. The World Bank...

Sorry, Google News, Blueberry Harvests Keep Setting Records Amidst Modest Warming

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Among its top search results today for “climate change,” Google News is promoting a story published by AZO CleanTech claiming global warming threatens blueberry harvests in Maine. However, data from the United Nations Food...

Forbes Fables Part 2: India and Thailand ‘Crisis’ as Rice Production Sets Records

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Among the top Google News search results for “climate change” today, Forbes published an embarrassingly fictitious article making several false claims about climate change and rice production. The Forbes article is titled “Rice, Climate...

Relax, Auburn Citizen, New York Farmers Are Enjoying a Climate Golden Age

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Among the top Google News search results today for “climate change,” Google News is promoting a story in the Auburn, New York newspaper, The Citizen, titled, “Eco Talk: How climate change is affecting...

NPR Claims Almond-Growing Crisis – After Three Straight Years of Record Crops

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The National Public Radio (NPR) website published an article yesterday claiming global warming is causing an almond production crisis in California, which is the world’s leading almond producer. In reality, California almond production set...

Another climate scare debunked: Guatemalan coffee and migrants

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Coffee production surges throughout beleaguered Central American nations.
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Washington Post Claims Climate Change ‘Killing Farm Belt’ – As Crops Set Records

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The Washington Post published a September 18 article titled, “Climate change is killing the farm belt. With a little help, farmers can fix it.” In reality, U.S. Department of Agriculture data show crop yields...

False Alarm: Crops Set Records in Burkina Faso Amidst Modest Warming

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A Google New search for the term “climate change” today turned up this story from Thomson Reuters titled “No trees, no crops, no jobs: Burkina Faso’s women fall back on hard labour.” The story...

New Republic, Bill McKibben Caught Lying About Earth Day and Climate

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The New Republic is touting its new weekly newsletter, Apocalypse Soon, claiming this week’s 50th Earth Day anniversary reveals a “tragic failure of the environmental movement to change our trajectory.” Moreover, according to the...

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