Drought

Droughts have become less frequent and severe in the United States, according to National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration data. In 2017 and then again in 2019, records were set for the smallest amount of the United States experiencing drought. Globally, the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change reports increasing precipitation in mid-latitude locations, and no detectable decrease regarding the rest of the globe.

NY Times Blames Afghan Crop Failures for Taliban Victory – Despite Record Crop Production

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The New York Times today added its voice to the growing number of leftist media outlets blaming global warming rather than the Biden administration for the Afghanistan debacle. According to the Times, climate change...
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New York Times Misses the Fact That Drought is a Weather Phenomenon, Not Proof...

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Under its “Extreme Weather and Climate Updates,” section online, the New York Times, suggests climate change is causing drought conditions in the United States to worsen. This is false. Data show no significant increase of...

United Nations and Google Blame Global Warming for African Dictatorships’ Failures

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The United Nations has just published, and Google News is heavily promoting, an online publication titled, “Five things you need to know about the climate emergency in West and Central Africa.” The publication highlights...
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ABC News is Wrong, the Western U.S. Is Not Suffering from a Climate Change...

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ABC News is promoting the false claim that human climate change is responsible for a “Mega-drought” affecting much of the Western United States. Although drought conditions have persisted for a couple of years now...

Yahoo News Is Wrong, Western Drought Is Neither Historic, nor Linked to Climate Change

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Yahoo News is promoting the false claim that human climate change is responsible for a historic drought covering California and the Western United States. Although drought conditions have persisted for a couple of years now...

EPA’s Drought Climate Change Indicator Shows No Cause for Alarm

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) brought back its Climate Change Indicator’s platform last week. The agency’s post, titled “Climate Change Indicators: Drought,” shows there is no cause for alarm that climate change is...

Google News Promotes Misinformation, Falsely Links Mexican Drought Story to ‘Climate Change’

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A search of Google News today for the term “climate change” turns up a story from the Spanish daily newspaper El Pais (“the country,” in English) discussing the various harms people are suffering as...

Sorry, Guardian, Europe’s Recent Dry Spell Isn’t the Worst in 2,000 Years

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The Guardian yesterday posted a misleading story claiming a dry period much of Europe experienced from 2014 through 2018 represents the worst drought Europe has experienced in the past 2,000 years. Data from the...

No, Climate Change Is Not to Blame for Modest Colorado Drought

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The Colorado Sun published an article yesterday claiming climate change is causing extreme drought in the state and devastating agricultural production. In reality, cyclical drought is an ongoing phenomenon in Colorado, with recent years...

Omaha World-Herald Gets Facts Wrong Blaming Mild Nebraska Drought on Climate Change

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A story in the Omaha World-Herald, titled “Drought, wildfires are Nebraska's top weather stories of 2020,” asserts climate change caused unusual drought in Nebraska last year. In reality, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)...

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