Lefty Media Celebrate UK’s ‘New Normal’ 7 Days Without Coal Power
May 9th, 2019 1:15 PM
A week is not a long time. It’s only 1/52nd of a year. But eco-warriors determined to be rid of fossil fuels will latch on to anything to try to prove renewables can shoulder the demand for energy.
Think Progress and EcoWatch did just that on May 8, celebrating that the UK’s “electrical grid has gone more than seven days without burning any coal.” BBC and CNN both quoted Fintan Slye of the UK…
NYT's Bret Stephens Apologizes for Comparing Rex Tillerson to Pol Pot
August 23rd, 2017 6:39 PM
The Twitter website has become the go-to place for people in the “mainstream media” who have said things they wish they hadn’t stated on television. They can then apologize in a format that far fewer individuals will notice. A perfect example of this principle took place on Tuesday, August 22, by Bret Stephens, a right-of-center columnist for the New York Times who was also hired by NBC News and…
Think Progress Attacks NY Times For Hiring Climate 'Denier'
April 18th, 2017 1:37 PM
Climate Progress founding editor Joe Romm is furious with The New York Times for hiring a person he claims is an “extreme climate science denier.”
Romm was referring to Pulitzer Prize winner Bret Stephens of the Wall Street Journal. His rant on Think Progress against the paper included Holocaust denialism and the KKK.
Showtime’s New Climate Documentary Barely Looks at Science
April 10th, 2014 12:34 PM
Masquerading as a scientific documentary, Showtime’s new climate change series is actually just more alarmist propaganda.
The first episode of “Years of Living Dangerously,” actually gave precious little time to discussing scientific data of climate. Ninety-five percent of the show wasn’t about actual climate science (a mere 3 minutes 5 seconds of the 57 minute 10 second program discussed…
PBS Attacked for Allowing Global Warming Skeptic to Speak
September 19th, 2012 9:41 AM
If you had any doubts about the level of zealotry involved in today's global warming movement, they likely will be erased by the goings on at PBS the past few days.
Since allowing well-known climate realist Anthony Watts on NewsHour Monday to voice his views on this controversial issue, PBS has been under attack for doing so (videos follows with transcripts and commentary).
Global Warming Rap: 'Yo...We're Climate Scientists
May 12th, 2011 10:17 AM
An Australian television program has decided to advance the global warming myth by creating and airing a rap video called "I'm A Climate Scientist."
For some reason, "Hungry Beast" felt it was necessary to include vulgarity to make its point (video follows with vulgarity-laden lyrics and commentary):
Climate Alarmist Blames Egypt Crisis On Global Warming
January 31st, 2011 8:44 AM
On Friday, MSNBC's Chris Matthews blamed the crisis in Egypt on George W. Bush and the Iraq war.
Two days later, climate alarmist extraodinaire Joe Romm blamed it on - wait for it! - global warming:
Emails Refute James Cameron's Reason for Cancelling Global Warming Deb
August 25th, 2010 12:42 AM
E-mail messages obtained by NewsBusters refute claims that multi-millionaire filmmaker James Cameron cancelled a debate with prominent global warming skeptics because they weren't as famous as he is.As NewsBusters reported Monday, a debate had been scheduled and placed on the program for last weekend's AREDay summit in Aspen, Colorado, featuring internet publisher Andrew Breitbart, Sen. James…
Filmmaker James Cameron Backs Out of Global Warming Debate HE Organize
August 23rd, 2010 5:07 PM
Multi-millionaire filmmaker James Cameron on Sunday backed out of a global warming debate that he asked for and organized. For those that haven't been following the recent goings on concerning Nobel Laureate Al Gore's favorite money-making myth, an environmental summit was held this weekend in Aspen, Colorado, called AREDAY, which is short for American Renewable Energy Day.Ahead of this…
Bill Maher Strikes Back at George Will Armed With Falsehoods and Bill
May 8th, 2010 9:37 AM
After making a fool out of himself going up against George Will on last Sunday's "This Week," Bill Maher dug an even deeper hole five days later trying to strike back at the well-known columnist with a peculiar blend of falsehoods and Bill Clinton.As NewsBusters previously reported, Maher was humiliated on national television last week when he errantly claimed Brazil was "off oil" only to be…
Milbank: Snowstorms in the Capital Were Inconvenient for Al Gore
February 14th, 2010 1:40 PM
The Washington Post's Dana Milbank Sunday said the recent snowstorms in the nation's capital were inconvenient for Nobel Laureate Al Gore.Such a remark seems destined to draw the ire of climate alarmists from coast to coast who have been burning the candle at both ends to not only convince the public that these storms are evidence of global warming, but also to criticize anyone that has jokingly…
WaPo Blogger Wants Weather Served With a Side Order of 'Climate Scienc
January 9th, 2010 11:54 PM
The one good thing you can say about Andrew Freedman's "Cold weather in a hot climate" entry at the Washington Post's Capital Weather Gang blog (HT James Taranto at the Wall Street Journal's Best of the Web) is that he's at least not hiding his bias. Boiling it down, Freedman believes that weather broadcasters should use the occasions of heat waves and serious storms as global warming teachable…
Climate Alarmist Blames This Weekend's Blizzard On Global Warming
December 21st, 2009 12:28 PM
Climate Progress's Joe Romm says this weekend's blizzard that rocked the Eastern seaboard was caused by global warming.That's right, folks: you can add winter storms to the neverending list of things Nobel Laureate Al Gore's bogeyman is now responsible for.Of course this isn't at all surprising, for Romm blamed the 2007 Minnesota bridge collapse on global warming. Potentially just as…
'Science Is Dying': What Media Are Really Missing About ClimateGate
December 3rd, 2009 2:16 PM
While most global warming-obsessed media have either ignored or downplayed the significance of the growing ClimateGate scandal, the Wall Street Journal has been on top of this story since it first broke two weeks ago.On Thursday, Journal editorial page deputy editor Daniel Henninger penned a piece that should be an absolute must-read for all the so-called journalists in America that have either…