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Alarmists often raise fear by asserting imminent “tipping points” that will take temperatures and harms beyond a point of no return. However, temperatures have been warmer than today during most of the time period that human civilization has existed, without such tipping points occurring. Also, temperatures were even warmer during prior interglacial warm periods.

No, AP, A 1.5°C Temperature Rise Won’t Cause “…Death, Destruction and Damage”

A May 17, 2023 story by The Associated Press (AP) climate reporter Seth Borenstein received wide pickup worldwide by multiple media outlets. Titled, "The likelihood that Earth briefly hits key warming threshold grows bigger...

Multiple Outlets Admit “Catastrophe” Narrative is Counterproductive

After the release of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) latest Synthesis Report, multiple media outlets cautioned their peers against leaning too far into the catastrophe narrative, as it might be counterproductive for...

No, CNN, an Opinion Piece about ‘Dangerous Climate Feedback Loops’ Doesn’t Qualify as Science

An article in CNN claims feedback responses to rising temperatures driven by increasing carbon dioxide concentrations may result in deadly, permanent changes to the Earth’s climate. The article provides no evidence to support this...

Live Science Misleads on Extreme Weather, Tipping Points, and Polar Bears, Among Other Topics

Live Science misleads readers with a recently posted “listicle” discussing ten types of extreme weather events which it says became further proof in 2022 that climate change is causing an impending climate “disaster.” The...
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Thanks, Colorado Springs Gazette, for Warning of the Dangers of “Climate Change Catastrophism”

The editorial board of the Colorado Springs Gazette published an article describing the harm being caused by “climate change catastrophism,” the constant repetition of woefully overstated claims about the risk of climate change. The...

Media Can’t Agree on the Number of Climate Tipping Points, Much less When.

Following the publication of story in The Guardian by Damian Carrington last week, titled, “World on brink of five ‘disastrous’ climate tipping points, study finds,” numerous corporate media outlets picked up the theme and...

We Have a New Leader! World Given Just Six Months to Avoid Climate Doom

They laughed, they cried, and they mocked socialist congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for saying the world will end in 12 years if we don’t immediately address climate change. As it turns out, AOC’s prediction marks...

Purdue Study Destroys ‘Permafrost Methane Bomb’ Climate Myth

Scientists at Purdue University have destroyed a key component of alarmist warming predictions, publishing a study showing thawing permafrost will cause far less methane to enter the atmosphere than conventional “settled science” models have...

No, Greenland is not approaching a melting ‘tipping point’

Greenland ice sheet survived much warmer periods than the present without passing a ‘tipping point’.