heat http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/12768/all en NBC Documentary Ignores Skeptics, Insists ‘97 Percent’ Agree on Climate Change http://www.mrc.org/articles/nbc-documentary-ignores-skeptics-insists-97-percent-agree-climate-change <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Ann Curry links ‘extremes’ cold, heat, drought, fire and more to global warming in spite of scientists who disagree. </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/sean-long">Sean Long</a> </div> </div> </div> <p dir="ltr">The “Green is Universal” network is at it again, warning about the threat of man-made climate change. Ann Curry’s latest NBC production, “Our Year of Extremes” was billed as a documentary even though it was thoroughly alarmist and ignored plenty of scientific disagreement.</p><p dir="ltr">In the hour-long program Curry, kept up the hype about a connection between “extreme” weather events and global warming, presented “controversial” science about ice melt and staved off skepticism with claims of a 97 percent “consensus” on the issue of climate change.</p><div class='signature'><p>— Sean Long is Staff Writer at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/@SeanLong717" target="_blank">Follow Sean Long on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/nbc-documentary-ignores-skeptics-insists-97-percent-agree-climate-change" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Climate Change Environment Media Politics 97 percent alarmist Ann Curry climate Climate Change consensus drought environment extreme weather Global Warming greenland heat ice melt NBC polar melt Roger Pielke Jr. Science scientific consensus Skeptics Weather Tue, 08 Apr 2014 19:30:56 +0000 julia.seymour 45956 at http://www.mrc.org Fire and Ice http://www.mrc.org/special-reports/fire-and-ice-0 <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/dan-gainor">Dan Gainor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><strong>Sidebars<br /><a title="Fire and Ice Executive Summary" href="http://www.mrc.org/bmi/reports/2010/Fire_and_Ice_Executive_Summary.html">Fire and Ice: Executive Summary</a><br /><a href="http://old.businessandmedia.org/specialreports/2006/fireandice/fireandice_climchange.asp">U.S. Funds Nearly $4 Billion in Climate-Change Research</a><br /><a href="http://old.businessandmedia.org/specialreports/2006/fireandice/fireandice_timeswarns.asp">The Times Warms to Cooling</a></strong></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/special-reports/fire-and-ice-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Special Reports MRC Business 100 1895 1923 1954 1974 1975 2002 2005 2006 advance age ago Agriculture america Americans analysis announced april arctic article atlantic aug bad baxter began billion block bmi book Canada century claim claimed claims climate climatologists Cold concerns continued Cooling coverage day dec decade decades declared determine didnt dont earth earths explorer fact fear fears feb Food Fortune front gave geologists glacier Glaciers global government great growing half Headline heat hot human idea important increase Journalists june level lower macmillan Magazine magazines major mankind March melting million national nature news newspapers Newsweek north noted notion ocean paper past people period piece point polar post potential present print problems ran readers recent record report reported reporting reports research rising Science scientific scientists sea sept showed South soviet states stories story summer sunlight temperature Temperatures term threat titled todays trend Union united warm warmer warming warned warning washington wasnt Weather winters world wrote year years york Thu, 04 Nov 2010 01:03:00 +0000 admin 30586 at http://www.mrc.org 'Good Morning America's' Expert Blames Heat Wave on Greenhouse Gas Emissions http://www.mrc.org/articles/good-morning-americas-expert-blames-heat-wave-greenhouse-gas-emissions <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/jeff-poor">Jeff Poor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >     This time of year, global warming activists have another way to frighten the public – using steamy weather to suggest human greenhouse gas emissions are worsening a heat wave.</p> <br /> <p >     Stanford University professor Dr. Stephen Schneider told ABC’s “Good Morning America” June 9 that methane and carbon dioxide in the atmosphere are making hot temperatures even hotter. </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/good-morning-americas-expert-blames-heat-wave-greenhouse-gas-emissions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Energy aerosol car carbon ClimateChange CO2 dioxide emissions ethanol gas GlobalWarming greenhousegas heat hot iceage Nasa warm Weather Mon, 09 Jun 2008 20:20:02 +0000 admin 26134 at http://www.mrc.org Weather Channel's Cullen Hopes to Push Global Warming Agenda on Weather.com http://www.mrc.org/articles/weather-channels-cullen-hopes-push-global-warming-agenda-weathercom <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/jeff-poor">Jeff Poor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; If you haven’t had your fill of global warming alarm, there could be even more coming to the Internet.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/weather-channels-cullen-hopes-push-global-warming-agenda-weathercom" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Climate Change Environment change climate coast Cold Cooling Cullen flood GlobalWarming heat ice polarbear Weather Thu, 01 May 2008 21:13:01 +0000 admin 26211 at http://www.mrc.org Networks Hype Eroding Beaches, Breaking Icebergs http://www.mrc.org/articles/networks-hype-eroding-beaches-breaking-icebergs <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/jeff-poor">Jeff Poor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >      To demonstrate that global warming is supposedly causing the collapse of nature, the March 26 “CBS Evening News” featured eroding coastlines causing people to lose homes in England as evidence.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/networks-hype-eroding-beaches-breaking-icebergs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Energy Antarctica arctic ClimateChange GlobalWarming heat ice icecaps melt polar Weather Thu, 27 Mar 2008 19:11:02 +0000 admin 26281 at http://www.mrc.org Alarmist 'Six Degrees' Producer Says Global Warming Catastrophe Not 'Even Likely' http://www.mrc.org/articles/alarmist-six-degrees-producer-says-global-warming-catastrophe-not-even-likely <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/jeff-poor">Jeff Poor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; It’s one thing to portray a doomsday scenario as it would happen unless drastic action is taken when it comes to global warming. It’s been done over and over. </p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/alarmist-six-degrees-producer-says-global-warming-catastrophe-not-even-likely" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Climate Change Environment alarmist change ClimateChange cool crisis degree earth GlobalWarming gore heat sixdegrees warm Weather Tue, 05 Feb 2008 19:48:10 +0000 admin 26393 at http://www.mrc.org Say Goodbye to Baseball and 'Bulgarian Hookers,' Say Hello to Genocide and 'Oceans of Acid' http://www.mrc.org/articles/say-goodbye-baseball-and-bulgarian-hookers-say-hello-genocide-and-oceans-acid <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/stuart-james">Stuart James</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Recently, liberal think tank The Center for American Progress (CAP) put out a list of “<a href="http://www.americanprogress.org/issues/2007/09/climate_100.html"></a>The Top 100 Effects of Global Warming.” As if the hysteria around global warming isn’t crazed enough, we can now add 100 more things to the list of supposedly doomed pastimes. </p><p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; So next time you want to drink a French wine, decorate a Christmas tree, or see a koala bear, and you can’t – just remember that the Center for American Progress warned you. </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/say-goodbye-baseball-and-bulgarian-hookers-say-hello-genocide-and-oceans-acid" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Environment baseball bat bulgaria Climate Change Darfur Genocide Global Warming heat hooker hot ocean playoff Weather Mon, 08 Oct 2007 16:03:48 +0000 admin 25310 at http://www.mrc.org Time Part V: Time Goes for the Green -- In Your Wallet http://www.mrc.org/articles/time-part-v-time-goes-green-your-wallet <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/dan-gainor">Dan Gainor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >     Time is money. Those words took on special meaning when Time magazine gave its readers “51 Things You Can Do to Make a Difference” and stop global warming. </p> <br /> <p >     Some recommendations were enough to line pockets around the globe, from paying a carbon tax to creating a “carbon budget,” yet another way to tax the West.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/time-part-v-time-goes-green-your-wallet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Energy Trade AlGore cap carbon ClimateChange cool Credit emissions GlobalWarming green heat offset storm Weather Fri, 06 Apr 2007 19:41:29 +0000 admin 25557 at http://www.mrc.org Time Part IV: The 'Green Office Is the Place to Be' http://www.mrc.org/articles/time-part-iv-green-office-place-be <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/dan-gainor">Dan Gainor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >     Time has a case of bad boss syndrome. Just like the dreaded Bill Lumbergh in “Office Space,” Time wants to tell workers, and bosses too, how to run their businesses, their computers and maybe even where to move their desks or take their staplers.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/time-part-iv-green-office-place-be" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Energy bulb carbon ClimateChange GlobalWarming heat light office Time work Thu, 05 Apr 2007 18:45:17 +0000 admin 25560 at http://www.mrc.org We Can't Afford to Follow Al Gore http://www.mrc.org/commentary/we-cant-afford-follow-al-gore <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/marlo-lewis-jr">Marlo Lewis, Jr.</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >     Now that Al Gore has won an Oscar for “An Inconvenient Truth,” he headed to Capitol Hill to perform before an even more important crowd: lawmakers who could pass legislation that would make energy unaffordable for many Americans. </p> <br /> <p >     And the media have already rolled out the red carpet for his activism, taking every opportunity to promote green politics, from personal carbon “offsets” to massive legislation. </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/commentary/we-cant-afford-follow-al-gore" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary MRC Business 2008 AlGore carbon CarbonDioxide ClimateChange committee earth GlobalWarming hearing heat HillaryClinton House ice JohnEdwards polarbear president Presidentialrace Senate testify testimony warming Weather witness Wed, 21 Mar 2007 18:36:51 +0000 admin 29663 at http://www.mrc.org CBS's Winter of Discontent http://www.mrc.org/articles/cbss-winter-discontent <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/ken-shepherd">Ken Shepherd</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >     With a mild winter in the Northeast and low energy prices, it’s hard for CBS to do the typical story of a freezing woman choosing between “heating or eating.” So the “Evening News” resorted to complaining about the “balmy” weather. </p> <br /> <p >      Noting that “people are wondering, ‘what happened to winter,’” on the January 4 show, anchor Katie Couric introduced a Cynthia Bowers report on how “spring is busting out all over.”</p> <br /> <p >     But for Bowers, an Indian summer equals little more than a winter of discontent.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/cbss-winter-discontent" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Energy axelrod cbs climate couric heat MediaBias warming winter Fri, 05 Jan 2007 20:12:45 +0000 admin 25672 at http://www.mrc.org Fire and Ice http://www.mrc.org/special-reports/fire-and-ice <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/r-warren-anderson">R. Warren Anderson</a> </div> </div> </div> <table> <tbody> <tr> <td rowspan="2" width="447" height="112" align="left" valign="top"> <p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bmi/reports/2006/Fire_and_Ice_Executive_Summary.html">See Executive Summary</a></p></td></tr></tbody></table><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/special-reports/fire-and-ice" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Special Reports MRC Business 100 1895 1923 1954 1974 1975 2002 2005 2006 advance age ago Agriculture america Americans analysis announced april arctic article atlantic aug bad baxter began billion block bmi book Canada century claim claimed claims climate climatologists Cold concerns continued Cooling coverage day dec decade decades declared determine didnt dont earth earths explorer fact fear fears feb Food Fortune front gave geologists glacier Glaciers global government great growing half Headline heat hot human idea important increase Journalists june level lower macmillan Magazine magazines major mankind March melting million national nature news newspapers Newsweek north noted notion ocean paper past people period piece point polar post potential present print problems ran readers recent record report reported reporting reports research rising Science scientific scientists sea sept showed South soviet states stories story summer sunlight temperature Temperatures term threat titled todays trend Union united warm warmer warming warned warning washington wasnt Weather winters world wrote year years york Wed, 17 May 2006 18:56:00 +0000 admin 30561 at http://www.mrc.org Destroying America To Save The World http://www.mrc.org/special-reports/destroying-america-save-world <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/dan-gainor">Dan Gainor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bmi/reports/2004/Destroying_America_To_Save_The_World_Executive_Summary.html">See Executive Summary</a></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/special-reports/destroying-america-save-world" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Special Reports MRC Business 1997 2001 2002 2004 abc academy accepted action administration agreement american analyzed anchor appeared august back based basic big billion blamed briefs broadcast bush business cable called cbs channel choices climate CNN consensus consequences Copenhagen cost Costs coverage cut data Debate didnt discussed earth economic economy emissions energy environmental essential estimates evidence expert experts explained fact force Fox general global groups half heat impact include included including information institute issue issues january jerry john Journalists Kyoto list lowest made major make March mentioned moran nations nature NBC network networks news note oil ongoing opposition pact percent point policy potential president problem programs protocol question questions quote rarely recently report reported reporter Reporters reporting reports research resolution resources robert roberts Science sciences scientific scientists Senate show shows signing simply singer solar states stories story studied study theory things treaty united View vote warmer warming Weather world year Tue, 09 Nov 2004 02:48:00 +0000 admin 30539 at http://www.mrc.org