AndrewRevkin http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/1020/all en Keller Blames Global Warming, Texas Libertarianism for Wildfire Devastation http://www.mrc.org/articles/keller-blames-global-warming-texas-libertarianism-wildfire-devastation <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Former Executive Editor Bill Keller used an Obama-minted talking point to make a political statement about the tragic wildfires in Texas: &quot;Actually there is a more immediately consequential link between the hands-off state and the ruins in Bastrop County....&#039;Planning,&#039; of course, is an expletive in the libertarian-leaning politics of Texas.&quot; </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Former Executive Editor Bill Keller, now a columnist for the paper, used the tragic fire in Bastrop, Texas to let loose an Obama-inspired rant against the conservative argument for limited government (and again targeted Texas Gov. Rick Perry) on his New York Times blog Monday: '<a href="http://keller.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/10/10/life-without-government/">Life Without Government</a>.'<br /><br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/keller-blames-global-warming-texas-libertarianism-wildfire-devastation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch AndrewRevkin BillKeller liberalmediabias NaturalDisasters NewYorkTimes NewYorkTimesbias RickPerry Texas TimesWatch Wildfire Wed, 12 Oct 2011 18:40:00 +0000 admin 570 at http://www.mrc.org NY Times Preens Over Publishing Stolen Cables, But Was Snooty Over Swiped Climate-Gate Email http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/ny-times-preens-over-publishing-stolen-cables-was-snooty-over-swiped-climate-gate-email <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Some document leaks are more equal than others.<br /><br />The New York Times, along with other media outlets, on Monday published excerpts from the latest stolen document dump from WikiLeaks - sensitive American diplomatic cables, mostly from the last three years, discussing nuclear and terror threats. "<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2010/11/29/world/29cables.html">Leaked Cables Offer a Raw Look Inside U.S. Diplomacy</a>" was the headline over Scott Shane and Andrew Lehren's story, which dominated Monday's front page. <br /><br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/ny-times-preens-over-publishing-stolen-cables-was-snooty-over-swiped-climate-gate-email" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division AndrewRevkin BiasAlert BillKeller climategate Diplomacy DoubleStandards liberalmediabias Terrorism WikiLeaks Mon, 29 Nov 2010 22:24:00 +0000 37007 at http://www.mrc.org Times Preens Over Publishing Stolen Cables, But Was Snooty Over Swiped Climate-Gate Email http://www.mrc.org/articles/times-preens-over-publishing-stolen-cables-was-snooty-over-swiped-climate-gate-email <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Executive Editor Bill Keller on why the Times published confidential diplomatic cables obtained illegally by Wikileaks: &quot;For The Times to ignore this material would be to deny its own readers the careful reporting and thoughtful analysis they expect when this kind of information becomes public.&quot; But that&#039;s not how the paper treated the leaked emails that led to the Climate-gate controversy. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Some document leaks are more equal than others.<br /><br />The Times, along with other media outlets, on Monday published excerpts from the latest stolen document dump from Wikileaks - sensitive American diplomatic cables from the past three years discussing nuclear and terror threats. "<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2010/11/29/world/29cables.html">Leaked Cables Offer a Raw Look Inside U.S. Diplomacy</a>" was the headline over Scott Shane and Andrew Lehren's story, which dominated Monday's front page. <br /><br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/times-preens-over-publishing-stolen-cables-was-snooty-over-swiped-climate-gate-email" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch AndrewRevkin BillKeller climategate Diplomacy DoubleStandards liberalmediabias NewYorkTimes NewYorkTimesbias Terrorism TimesWatch WikiLeaks Mon, 29 Nov 2010 20:42:00 +0000 admin 7955 at http://www.mrc.org Times Enviro-Blogger Confident Climategate Is Discredited http://www.mrc.org/articles/times-enviro-blogger-confident-climategate-discredited <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Andrew Revkin tells his readers not to worry about a pro-global warming government scientist expressing the desire to &quot;beat the [expletive] out of&quot; a prominent climate skeptic, and puts blame on Climategate whistleblowers who leaked emails showing climate change scientists ignoring legal Freedom of Information requests: &quot;Was the East Anglia Incident a Crime?&quot; </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Andrew Revkin, the paper's former environmental reporter who now runs a popular blog at nytimes.com, "Dot Earth - Nine Billion People. One Planet," is among the Times-people to embrace the recent reports <a href="/timeswatch/articles/2009/20091207021822.aspx">that supposedly discredit Climategate</a> and vindicate the cause of Anthropogenic Global Warming - the idea that human behavior is causing global temperatures to rise to possibly dangerous effect. <br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/times-enviro-blogger-confident-climategate-discredited" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch AndrewRevkin climategate GlobalWarming liberalmediabias NewYorkTimes NewYorkTimesbias PatrickMurphy TimesWatch Tue, 13 Jul 2010 19:42:00 +0000 admin 7703 at http://www.mrc.org The Times Follows the Aftermath of Climate-Gate in Britain http://www.mrc.org/articles/times-follows-aftermath-climate-gate-britain <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Reporter Elisabeth Rosenthal&#039;s front-page fret: &quot;Last month hundreds of environmental activists crammed into an auditorium here to ponder an anguished question: If the scientific consensus on climate change has not changed, why have so many people turned away from the idea that human activity is warming the planet?&quot; </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Thursday's A1 story from London by environmental reporter Elisabeth Rosenthal was headlined "<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2010/05/25/science/earth/25climate.html?scp=2&amp;sq=elisabeth%20rosenthal&amp;st=cse">Climate Fears Turn to Doubts Among Britains</a>." Who is to blame? "Right-leaning newspapers," for one.<br /><br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/times-follows-aftermath-climate-gate-britain" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch AndrewRevkin Britain ElisabethRosenthal GlobalWarming LabelingBias liberalmediabias NewYorkTimes NewYorkTimesbias TimesWatch Tue, 25 May 2010 17:08:00 +0000 admin 7601 at http://www.mrc.org Farewell Tour for Environmental Reporter (And Eco-Activist Songwriter) Andrew Revkin http://www.mrc.org/articles/farewell-tour-environmental-reporter-and-eco-activist-songwriter-andrew-revkin <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> During his tenure with the Times, Revkin stayed well within the bounds of liberal conventional wisdom on environmental issues like global warming and population. Today, we send him off with a song. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>It's confirmed: Well-known environmental reporter <a href="http://www.cjr.org/the_observatory/revkin_taking_nyt_buyout.php?page=all">Andrew Revkin </a>is the latest prominent Times-man to take the struggling paper's buyout offer. Revkin is stepping down next Monday upon his return from the "climate change" talks in Copenhagen, according to Cristine Russell of Columbia Journalism Review, leaving the paper's "global warming" beat while it's hot with the ClimateGate scandal. <br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/farewell-tour-environmental-reporter-and-eco-activist-songwriter-andrew-revkin" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch Environment "LiberatedCarbon" AndrewRevkin liberalmediabias NewYorkTimes NewYorkTimesbias Retirement TimesWatch Tue, 15 Dec 2009 20:01:00 +0000 admin 7260 at http://www.mrc.org Politics of Fear OK When It Comes to Global Warming http://www.mrc.org/articles/politics-fear-ok-when-it-comes-global-warming <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Kookiness on parade at the Copenhagen climate talks is greeted with studious neutrality by the Times credulous reporters: &quot;To help establish the mood, the choreographers of the meeting screened a short film. In one scene, a young girl awakens to a grim inheritance should negotiators leave the meeting empty-handed: a scorched earth, menacing storms and an all-swallowing sea. &#039;Please,&#039; the girl says to the camera as violins rise to a crescendo, &#039;help the world.&#039;&quot; </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>On Tuesday, Andrew Revkin and Tom Zeller filed from the "climate change" talks in Copenhagen, "<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2009/12/08/science/earth/08notebook.html?scp=1&amp;sq=revkin%20zeller&amp;st=cse">Violins and Hints of Hades: Delegates Tackle Climate</a>," and presented the often-kooky alarmism at the conference in non-judgmental fashion.<br /><br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/politics-fear-ok-when-it-comes-global-warming" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch AndrewRevkin climategate Copenhagen GlobalWarming liberalmediabias NewYorkTimes NewYorkTimesbias TimesWatch Wed, 09 Dec 2009 16:05:00 +0000 admin 7242 at http://www.mrc.org Don't Fret About ClimateGate - The Science Is Still Settled http://www.mrc.org/articles/dont-fret-about-climategate-science-still-settled <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> On the eve of potentially expensive climate change talks in Copenhagen, Andrew Revkin and John Broder assure readers that besides CRU there are &quot;a wide range of data from other sources, including measurements showing the retreat of glaciers in mountain ranges around the world, changes in the length and character of the seasons, heating of the oceans and marked retreats of sea ice in the Arctic.&quot; </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Climate treaty talks begin today in Copenhagen involving 200 nations, including the United States, and environmental reporters Andrew Revkin and John Broder use the opportunity to bring up ClimateGate in a Monday front-page story, if only to dismiss its ultimate significance ("<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2009/12/07/science/earth/07climate.html">In Face of Skeptics, Experts Affirm Climate Peril</a>").<br /><br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/dont-fret-about-climategate-science-still-settled" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch AndrewRevkin climategate Copenhagen GlobalWarming JohnBroder liberalmediabias NewYorkTimes NewYorkTimesbias TimesWatch Mon, 07 Dec 2009 18:39:00 +0000 admin 7232 at http://www.mrc.org Times Public Editor Says ClimateGate Emails 'Not a Three-Alarm Story' http://www.mrc.org/articles/times-public-editor-says-climategate-emails-not-three-alarm-story <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Clark Hoyt defends Andrew Revkin&#039;s incomplete coverage of ClimateGate and the Times for not posting the emails on its web site. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>In the Sunday Week in Review, Times Public Editor Clark Hoyt took on the controversy over the "ClimateGate" emails leaked from the Climatic Research Unit (CRU) at the University of East Anglia in Britain: "<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2009/12/06/opinion/06pubed.html">Stolen E-Mail, Stoking the Climate Debate</a>." The text box: "Some say The Times has played down an important story." <br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/times-public-editor-says-climategate-emails-not-three-alarm-story" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch AndrewRevkin ClarkHoyt climategate EastAnglia GlobalWarming liberalmediabias NewYorkTimes NewYorkTimesbias TimesWatch Mon, 07 Dec 2009 18:09:00 +0000 admin 7231 at http://www.mrc.org Times Science Writer Blasts 'Smug Groupthink' Among Climategate Scientists http://www.mrc.org/articles/times-science-writer-blasts-smug-groupthink-among-climategate-scientists <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Unpredictable science columnist John Tierney reads the hacked Climate-gate emails and finds &quot;smug groupthink&quot; and revenge plots &quot;against those who question the dangers of global warming.&quot; </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Unpredictable science columnist John Tierney has again struck a blow against conventional wisdom. His Tuesday column is a scathing piece on the treasure trove of damning emails hacked from the Climatic Research Unit at East Anglia University, a hub of climatologists who believe in the theory that global warming is caused by man, and willing to use disreputable anti-scientific tactics to further that belief.<br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/times-science-writer-blasts-smug-groupthink-among-climategate-scientists" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch Environment AndrewRevkin EastAnglia Emails GlobalWarming JohnTierney liberalmediabias NewYorkTimes NewYorkTimesbias TimesWatch Tue, 01 Dec 2009 16:11:00 +0000 admin 7222 at http://www.mrc.org When the Press Favors Secrecy http://www.mrc.org/bozells-column/when-press-favors-secrecy <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The New York Times has no trouble reproducing damaging documents not meant for the public eye when the subject is national security - but not when the documents embarrass the &quot;scientific experts&quot; used to scare people about global warming. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/l-brent-bozell-iii">L. Brent Bozell III</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Here's a dirty little secret about The New York Times. It likes to leak things. Important things. Things that change the course of the public conversation. From the Pentagon Papers to the ruined terrorist-surveillance programs of the Bush era, the Times has routinely found that secrecy is a danger and sunlight is a disinfectant.<br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bozells-column/when-press-favors-secrecy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bozell's Column News Analysis Division AndrewRevkin BrentBozell GlobalWarming NewYorkTimes Tue, 24 Nov 2009 15:39:00 +0000 admin 4726 at http://www.mrc.org NYT Tackles Damning Global Warming Emails, But Reveals Own Hypocrisy http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/nyt-tackles-damning-global-warming-emails-reveals-own-hypocrisy <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <div style="float: right;"><img height="180" width="240" src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/NewYorkTimes-Logo.jpg" /></div><p>A trove of emails back and forth among climatologists stolen from a server at the University of East Anglia in Britain has caused shock waves and may even have repercussions against the idea that humans are making a significant and harmful contribution to global warming. The emails include some shockingly shoddy science and venomous attacks on climate-change dissenters by ostensibly objective climate scientists. <br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/nyt-tackles-damning-global-warming-emails-reveals-own-hypocrisy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division AndrewRevkin BiasAlert ClimateChange GlobalWarming liberalmediabias NewYorkTimes Mon, 23 Nov 2009 21:01:00 +0000 35370 at http://www.mrc.org NYT Tackles Damning Global Warming Emails, But Reveals Own Hypocrisy http://www.mrc.org/articles/nyt-tackles-damning-global-warming-emails-reveals-own-hypocrisy <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Environmental reporter Andrew Revkin on the trove of damning emails swiped from climate scientists: &quot;The documents appear to have been acquired illegally and contain all manner of private information and statements that were never intended for the public eye, so they won&#039;t be posted here.&quot; Since when has that ever stopped the Times from exposing classified anti-terrorist programs? </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>A trove of emails back and forth among climatologists stolen from a server at the University of East Anglia in Britain has caused shock waves and may even have repercussions against the idea that humans are making a significant and harmful contribution to global warming. The emails include some shockingly shoddy science and venomous attacks on climate-change dissenters by ostensibly objective climate scientists. <br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/nyt-tackles-damning-global-warming-emails-reveals-own-hypocrisy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch Environment AndrewRevkin EastAnglia Emails GlobalWarming Hypocrisy liberalmediabias NewYorkTimes NewYorkTimesbias TimesWatch Mon, 23 Nov 2009 10:35:00 +0000 admin 7216 at http://www.mrc.org Revkin Worries Stable Temps Crippling Global Warming Activism http://www.mrc.org/articles/revkin-worries-stable-temps-crippling-global-warming-activism <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Reporter and global warming advocate Andrew Revkin wonders if the recent stabilization in global temps (good news, right?) will halt government regulation on climate change. Meanwhile, Seth Mydans goes for the bad metaphor of the year in a report on how Vietnam may sink due to global warming. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <p style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt">Science reporter and <a href="http://www.timeswatch.org/articles/2008/20080304144056.aspx " target="_self">global </a><a href="http://www.timeswatch.org/articles/2008/20080304144056.aspx ">warming advocate </a>Andrew Revkin's story in Wednesday's edition, "<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2009/09/23/science/earth/23cool.html?hp " target="_self">Plateau in Temperatures </a><a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2009/09/23/science/earth/23cool.html?hp ">Adds Difficulty to Task Of Reaching a Solution</a>," noted the recent stabilization of global temperatures. </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/revkin-worries-stable-temps-crippling-global-warming-activism" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch AndrewRevkin GlobalWarming MojibLatif NewYorkTimes NYTimes SethMydans Temperatures TimesWatch TimesWatch.org Thu, 24 Sep 2009 18:30:00 +0000 admin 7095 at http://www.mrc.org Times Ignores Chief Climate Scientist's Scientific Stalinism http://www.mrc.org/articles/times-ignores-chief-climate-scientists-scientific-stalinism <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> After devoting a long story to his upcoming testimony before Congress, the Times&#039; print edition ignored climate scientist James Hansen&#039;s call for oil executives to be put on trial for &quot;high crimes against humanity&quot; for the crime of global warming denial. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>It was 20 years ago today that NASA climate scientist James Hansen warned a purposely sweltering Senate hearing room that rising temperatures were due to a "greenhouse effect" caused by the buildup of carbon dioxide and other pollutants in the atmosphere.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/times-ignores-chief-climate-scientists-scientific-stalinism" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch AndrewRevkin BigOil congress GlobalWarming JamesHansen NewYorkTimes NYTimes Stalinism TimesWatch TimesWatch.org Tue, 24 Jun 2008 16:40:00 +0000 admin 6241 at http://www.mrc.org