Media Promote Climate Echo Chamber

Media Outlets Promote Climate Change Echo Chamber By Aly Nielsen Liberal nonprofits reflect the biases of their donors. So when supposedly unbiased media outlets build relationships with those nonprofits, they blur the lines between activism and reporting. The “journalistic collaboration” Climate Desk is a perfect example. It acts like a liberal echo chamber of climate alarmism, with multiple outlets running the exact same story to increase its reach. For-profit media outlets including The Atlantic, The Guardian and Newsweek, partnered with...

Schmidt, Clinton Foundation Connection

Schmidt Family Foundation Tied To Former Clinton Foundation CEO By Aly Nielsen The Schmidt Family Foundation and the Clinton Foundation have something in common. Well, someone, actually. Eric Braverman. Braverman became President of the Eric and Wendy Schmidt Group in January 2017, to “oversee all philanthropic and non-investment efforts for the Schmidts,” the Schmidt Family Foundation reported. Braverman previously was CEO of the Clinton Foundation from 2013 to 2015. In his new role, Braverman directs the Schmidt Family Foundation and...

Fusion, Grist Bemoan ‘Climate Grief’

  Fusion, Grist Bemoan ‘Climate Grief’ By Aly Nielsen   Mental health is the latest victim of climate change, according to lefty climate writers. “Depressed about climate change? There’s a 9-step program for that,” Fusion writer Caroline Preston wrote on April 4. Grist, which partners with Fusion for the “Climate Desk” program, re-ran the story four days later. The article focused on recently formed “Good Grief” groups where individuals can open up about their climate change induced anxiety, sadness and...

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...

Grist Blames Climate for Oroville Dam

Grist Blames ‘Ridiculous’ Climate Change for Oroville Dam By Julia A. Seymour Climate alarmists always want to have it both ways on weather: blaming drought, floods, storms, and more on manmade global warming. They also often exploit the news of a disaster, which is precisely what the left-wing environmental journalism site Grist did on Feb. 16, when it reacted to the flooding in Northern California and a near dam failure in Oroville. “The dam truth: Climate change means more Lake...

Grist Bashes Gorsuch’s Mom

Grist Responds to SCOTUS Nominee By Bashing His Mom Julia A. Seymour President Donald Trump announced his pick for the empty Supreme Court seat would be federal appeals court Judge Neil Gorsuch. Gorsuch is a “solidly conservative judge” and a strict interpreter of the Constitution, according to NPR. In 2006 he was easily confirmed to the federal appeals court and the American Bar Association rated him as “unanimously well qualified,” NPR noted. But his “sterling legal pedigree” didn’t keep Grist.org...

Liberal Wants to ‘Kick’ Trump’s ‘A- -‘

Lefty David Brock to Use Shareblue to ‘Kick Donald Trump’s A- -’ Julia A. Seymour Left-wing political operative David Brock intends to use his network of at least four different organizations to “delegitimize” Donald Trump’s presidency. Washington Free Beacon reported that a 44-page confidential memo it obtained outlined the liberal’s strategy to defeat President Trump by using super PAC American Bridge, the Shareblue media site and Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics (CREW). CREW has already filed lawsuits against Trump since...

Grist Celebrated by Foundations, Media

Grist: ‘Irreverent’ Outlet Celebrated by Foundations, Media By Aly Nielsen Grist Magazine is the brainchild of Chip Giller, who “had been an environmentalist since he was a child,” Poynter reported. Giller founded Grist in 1999, while he was a reporter for the environmental magazine, High Country News. He wanted to “lighten up” the environmental movement. Grist grew from an email list of 100 subscribers to a web-based organization with an annual operating budget of more than $3.8 million and 30...

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,”...
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