Extreme heat

Warm or hot temperatures are far less deadly than cold temperatures. Also, the lion’s share of warming that has occurred has impacted morning low temperatures rather than afternoon high temperatures, and cold winter months rather than hot summer months.

Alarmist Study Claims More Heat Deaths, Ignores Greater Number of Cold Deaths

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CNN, the Washington Post, and other media outlets are touting an alarmist paper claiming the number of days with high heat and humidity has doubled since 1979 in some parts of the world, causing...

Proven Wrong: Texas A&M’s Andrew Dessler on U.S. Heat Waves

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Atmospheric scientist Andrew Dessler of Texas A&M University created a stir online at Twitter last year when he decided that a graph published by the EPA, and cited by Bjorn Lomborg a year ago “just didn’t look right.” Science...

It’s Not Nearly as Warm as You’re Told

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The media tells us it's the hottest year on record year after year. This isn't true. The fact is, these alarmist claims are built on faulty data. The Heartland Institute's Andy Singer breaks down...

No, Associated Press, Recent Migratory Bird Deaths Are NOT Due to Climate Change

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A recent article from The Associated Press (AP) claims that, in New Mexico in 2020, climate change caused rapid switches from heat to cold over just a few days, which when combined with wildfires,...

July Set Record for NOAA Temperature Doctoring, Not Heat

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The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has posted a press release titled, “It’s official: July was Earth’s hottest month on record.” The media have run rampant with the press release, with articles on...

Alarmists Falsely Blame Climate Change for Localized Warming in Detroit

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At the top of Google News search results today for “climate change,” a climate-activist meteorologist wrote an article attributing 3.3 degrees Fahrenheit of warming in Detroit over the past 50 years to global warming....

NPR Spreads Misinformation About Climate Change and Models (Again!)

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National Public Radio (NPR) ran a story claiming that scientists using computer models can now determine how much more severe a weather event was, or whether a particular event was likely caused by, climate...

NPR’s Claims on Heatwaves, Drought, Fires Prove False

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NPR’s “All Things Considered” program is claiming climate change is causing in increase in heatwaves, drought, and wildfires. Utilizing supposition instead of data, NPR presents no scientific evidence to back up its claim that...

Bloomberg Gambles on ‘Attribution’ Group’s Bogus Claims Attributing Heatwaves to Climate Change

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A recent article in Bloomberg News, titled “How Scientists Know That Climate Change Juices Heat Waves” cites the work of a recently minted organization that calls itself “World Weather Attribution” (WWA). The WWA claims...

Temperature Hits 100 Degrees Above Arctic Circle, Just Like 100 Years Ago

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Over the past few days, the news media, social media, and even the Drudge Report have been overheating about a 100-degree temperature reading in Siberia. For example, a trending tweet, below, claims Siberia is...