04 Feb

Union of Concerned Scientists – FoxNews.com Article Uncritically Passes on Climate Misinformation

A January 24 FoxNews.com article, “Five Reasons the Planet May Not Be Its Hottest Ever,” uncritically repeated a number of discredited claims by climate contrarians questioning whether or not the planet is warming. The story, which does not include a byline identifying the author, featured only climate contrarians. Evidence-based conclusions about climate science were shut out.

The arguments at the heart of this piece are at this point very familiar to anyone following this issue. Here are the main claims made in the article and why they miss the point or simply wrong:

via Union of Concerned Scientists – FoxNews.com Article Uncritically Passes on Climate Misinformation. Nice take down UCS.