Real Threats to Biodiversity and Humanity

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Guest Post by Paul Driessen  References to climate change almost guarantee funding, even for research topics of little interest beyond academia and eco-activists. Polls reveal that most people worry most about energy and food prices,...

Sorry, U.S. News & World Report, Plant Growth Is Good, Not a Climate Harm

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On Monday, U.S. News & World Report (USNWR) became the latest corporate media outlet to run a seasonal story saying climate change is making life harder for allergy sufferers. This is likely true, but...

WaPo Rehashes Tired Allergy-Climate Change Connection, Misses the Bigger Good News

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The Washington Post (WaPo) published a story today, titled “Climate change is making pollen season even worse across the country,” claiming the modest warming experienced over the past century is worsening allergy seasons. This...

Wrong, Yahoo News, the Amazon Is Not Collapsing

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Yahoo News recently published an article claiming the Amazon rain forest is nearing the point of no return; that climate change is pushing the region to the brink of total collapse. This is false;...

Sorry, Google News, Christmas Trees Are Benefiting, Nor Harmed, by Global Warming

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Among its top search results for “climate change,” Google News in recent days is promoting a slew of media stories claiming global warming is harming Christmas tree growth and production. As is the case...

NY Times Claims Brazil Is Turning Into Desert, As Foliage Growth Surges

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The New York Times published an article Friday titled, “A Slow-Motion Climate Disaster: The Spread of Barren Land.” The article claims global warming is causing drought in northeastern Brazil, turning the region into a...

Facts Debunk NPR Claim that Global Warming Is Causing Dying Trees, Power Outages

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At the top of Google News search results this morning for “climate change,” National Public Radio (NPR) claims global warming is causing a mass die-off of trees in California and throughout the country, with...

New Scientist Claims Good News About Greening Earth Is Bad News About Allergies

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New Scientist magazine published an article Friday claiming climate change is making life harder for allergy sufferers in Europe. New Scientist, however, is covering up is the fact that the increase in allergies is...

KNOP Gets It Wrong – Climate Change Is Boosting Nebraska’s Forests

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KNOP television in North Platte, Nebraska, published an article yesterday asserting climate change is punishing Nebraska’s forests, including a one-third reduction of Nebraska’s forests in 2012 due to wildfires. In reality, objective forest data...

More Plant Life Means More Pollen: That Is Good, Not Bad

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USA Today and other media outlets are sounding the alarm today about a new alarmist paper claiming global warming is causing a lengthier pollen season, making allergies worse. In reality, a longer pollen season...