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.

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Thanks, Los Angeles Times and The Seattle Times, for Admitting Recent California Weather is...

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The Los Angeles Times and The Seattle Times posted articles reporting that scientists are acknowledging recent weather conditions on the west coast, including swings from drought to atmospheric rivers causing flooding, are natural for...

NPR is Wrong, Kansas Drought Trends are Declining, and Wheat Yields Have Increased

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An article by National Public Radio (NPR) claims that climate change is causing an increase in drought, as well as hot and windy weather in Kansas, which is damaging wheat yields. Both claims are...

Sorry, Mainstream Media, 2022 Set Zero Records for Extreme Weather

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As documented at Climate Realism, throughout 2022 mainstream media outlets claimed climate change was the cause of myriad, disparate extreme weather events that occurred throughout the year. From extreme winter weather, to hurricanes, to...

Top Ten Climate Fact Check, 2022 in Review

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Guest Post by: The Competitive Enterprise Institute, The Heartland Institute, the Energy & Environmental Legal Institute, the Committee for a Constructive Tomorrow, and the International Climate Science Coalition Editor's note: This summary serves as a...

Drought in the Horn of Africa is NOT Due to Climate Change, Inside Climate...

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A recent article in Inside Climate News by writer Georgina Gustin leverages a tragic period of severe drought in the Horn of Africa in order to push an alarmist narrative on climate change. Gustin...

No, CBS News, Drought in Somalia is Not Being Driven by Climate Change

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CBS News recently published a news report claiming climate change is resulting in Somali children dying from starvation. The link between climate change and Somali children starving is false. Somalia’s present drought is not...

Wrong, CNN, Climate Change Driven Extreme Weather Not Behind Declining River Levels

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A recent article in CNN claims human-induced climate change is causing an increase in extreme weather, particularly heat waves and drought, which is driving the decline of some major rivers around the world. CNN’s...

The 2022 Heatwave Debunked!

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Guest Post by William Balgord The US Environmental Protection Agency publishes information in graphical form (see below) purporting to show a steady increase in records relating to heat waves as having occurred from 1960 to...

Wrong, Business Insider, “Hunger Stones” Reappearance Refutes the Claim That Climate Change Is Causing...

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A story published by the Business Insider among other media outlets today cites the reappearance of “hunger stones,” in dry European creek and riverbeds as evidence climate change is responsible for the current drought...

Yahoo and AP are Wrong About Northeastern Drought

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An Associated Press (AP) story picked up by Yahoo News claims that climate change is causing a trend towards hotter, drier summers and drought in the Northeastern United States. This is false. There is...