CJR Finds Media Misrepresent Hurricanes

CJR Finds Scientific Opposition to Linking Hurricanes and Global Warming By Aly Nielsen A surprising report from the George Soros-funded Columbia Journalism Review (CJR) revealed several scientists oppose the way the media have tried to blame hurricanes on man-made climate change. CJR used the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) to acquire emails “sent from or received by six hurricane researchers or forecasters” which included the terms “global warming” or “climate change.” The May 2, article written by Rob Verger indicate...

DeSmog Panics Over NY Columnist

Climate Alarmist Groups Panic Over New NY Times Columnist By Aly Nielsen There was a time when the offensive term “climate change denier” referred to those who directly disputed the existence of global warming. Now, the term is affixed to anyone who doesn’t promote the radical policy demands of climate alarmists. Left-wing climate website DeSmog Blog criticized The New York Times on April 25, for hiring “a climate science denier.” The person they labeled a “denier,” was Pulitzer Prize winning...

Climate Groups Panic Over EPA Rollback

Climate Journalism Groups Panic Over EPA Rollback By Aly Nielsen Temperatures rose at climate journalism non-profits when President Donald Trump issued an executive order rolling back many of the Obama-era climate regulations. The executive order requires the EPA to “review Obama’s Clean Power Plan, rescind the moratorium on coal mining on US federal lands,” and review the impact existing regulations have on jobs, according to CNN. Grist, Democracy Now!, DeSmog Blog and InsideClimate all proved their liberal bias and activist...

Groups Call Appointees ‘Deniers’

InsideClimate,Grist and DeSmog Smear Trump Appointees as Climate ‘Deniers’ By Aly Nielsen Liberal climate blogs have insulted climate change skeptics with a term reminiscent of Holocaust deniers almost every other day — just since Donald Trump’s election. InsideClimate News, DeSmogBlog and Grist smeared people skeptical of claims about man-made climate change labeling them “deniers” on Twitter at least 69 times combined between Nov. 8, 2016, and March 27, 2017.   “In Trump, U.S. puts a climate denier in its highest...

Lawsuit Coverage Doesn’t Disclose Donors

Climate Groups Don’t Disclose Shared Donors in Lawsuit Coverage By Aly Nielsen InsideClimate News is thrilled that children are suing the government over climate change. But in its reporting on the updated lawsuit, InsideClimate omitted the fact that it got money from the same donor as those suing. “Attorneys representing 21 children who are suing the federal government over its responsibility to slow climate change are seeking answers from the oil and gas industry,” InsideClimate reported on March 1. Part...

DeSmog: Koch Grants are Racist

DeSmog: Koch Funding for Black Students is Racist By Aly Nielsen DeSmog Blog is up in arms over Koch-funded Scholarships, but sees no problem with its own liberal agenda and donors. DeSmogBlog writer Sharon Kelly suggested the Koch brothers were hypocritical and racist for funding private grants and giving to colleges while opposing Federal student loan programs in a Feb. 15 article. Kelly found an anti-Koch organizer condemning Koch donations for having “strings attached,” but made sure not to address DeSmog...

Liberals Cheer Obama Drilling Ban

Liberal Environmental Groups Cheer After Obama Bans Drilling By Aly Nielsen Liberal environmental activists got an early Christmas present when President Obama banned offshore drilling along large portions of the Arctic and East Coast in late December, and liberal nonprofit media are celebrating. Initially Obama issued a five year ban on Arctic offshore drilling in November. But then in December, he declared a permanent ban by invoking “an obscure provision of a 1953 law” which allowed him to act “unilaterally,”...

Climate Blogs Panic After Election

Liberal Climate Blogs Panic After Trump Election By Aly Nielsen Donald Trump’s presidential victory terrified liberal climate activists who fear he will threaten their precious Paris climate agreement. DeSmog Blog responded to the election results with at least three blog posts, lamenting “Planet Earth Is The Real Loser Of The US Elections,” claiming that Trump’s win is a victory for “Climate Science Deniers,” and hoping that “Trump’s Inconsistency” will cause him to abandon his “climate denial.” InsideClimate News, the group...

Liberal Nonprofits Lead Attack

Liberal Nonprofits Lead Attack Against Possible Trump EPA Pick By Aly Nielsen and Julia Seymour Liberals are struggling with the idea that elections have consequences. Sometimes those consequences include repealing regulations and policies of the previous administration. For the past eight years, Obama and liberal environmentalists claimed that harsh regulations were essential to combat disastrous amounts of global warming. But now that Donald Trump is president-elect, Media groups, from left-wing nonprofits like Mother Jones and Grist, to for-profit outlets like...

DeSmog Blog’s Energy Bias

How DeSmog Blog Covers Energy with a Bias to Benefit Their Founder’s PR Firm By Aly Nielsen   DeSmogBlog claims it exists to “clear the PR pollution that is clouding the science on climate change.” In reality, it’s just one more voice of alarmism that the media turn to for climate disinformation. The blog was started not by scientists or climatologists, but by public relations expert James Hoggan, who is the owner and president of the Canadian PR firm Hoggan...
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