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.

Seven Ways the Texas Tribune Misleads on Climate

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By Linnea Lueken and Sterling Burnett  A recent piece in The Texas Tribune lists seven alleged ways climate change is already impacting the state of Texas and its residents. When not outright false, the listed...

No, Time Magazine, Climate Change is Not Worsening Drought

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A recent Time magazine article says human-caused climate change is increasing the severity and number of droughts around the world. These claims are false. Drought tracking data show no meaningful trend in severity or...

Misleading Headline Aside, Market Watch Reveals Some Wildfire Truths

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Market Watch published a story implying climate change is causing earlier, more intense wildfires in the desert Southwest. The story provides no evidence that climate change responsible for earlier, particularly severe, wildfires, because such...

Yahoo News Misleads on New Mexico Wildfires

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A recent Yahoo News story claims wildfires in New Mexico are starting earlier because of climate change. This is false. Although New Mexico’s wildfire season typically reaches its peak in May and June, wildfires...

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;...

Los Angeles Times Ignores Science, Claims Climate Change is Amplifying La Niña

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A Google news search today for phrase “climate change” turned up a Los Angeles Times (LAT) article, titled “California drought, Australia floods: Two sides of La Niña amplified by climate change,” claiming current La...

Colorado Youths Take Initiative To Mitigate Potential Fire Damage, But Are Misinformed About...

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An article published by NBC Lexington, titled “More states are using tax dollars to combat the effects of climate change,” describes a Colorado-state funded initiative to mitigate the supposed effects of climate change. The...

Sorry, Texas Tribune, Texas Is Not Suffering Extreme Weather Because of Climate Change

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A search of Google news for phrase “climate change” found an article in the Texas Tribune in which the writer, Erin Douglas, repeats the tired claim that scientists agree human caused climate change is...

Sorry, New York Times and NPR, Megadroughts Have Been Far, Far, Worse Than Today

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Dozens of news outlets today carried the alarming “news” that climate change is causing the worst drought in centuries in the Western United States. This is false. Research shows droughts in the Western United...

Mega-droughts and Mega-floods in the West All Occurred Well Before ‘climate change’ Was Blamed...

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Previously published in The California Globe, December 13, 2021 12:44 pm For those wondering about the recent heavy rains in the west, going from drought to deluge in a few short months, here’s some data and...

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