Environment http://mrc.org/taxonomy/term/19173/all en Famous Journalist’s ‘70s Ice Obsession: ‘Glaciers Down to the Mason-Dixon Line’ http://mrc.org/articles/famous-journalists-70s-ice-obsession-glaciers-down-mason-dixon-line <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> ‘Murrow Boy’ Howard K. Smith also feared ice age, cited scientists and called their arguments ‘pretty convincing.’ </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/julia-seymour">Julia A. Seymour</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><iframe src="http://www.mrctv.org/embed/134561" width="593" height="334" frameborder="0"></iframe></p><p dir="ltr">Some climate alarmists are already trying to play up legendary journalist Walter Cronkite’s April 3, 1980, coverage of “global warming” and the “<a href="http://www.dailyclimate.org/tdc-newsroom/2015/04/walter-cronkite-climate-change-news-broadcast">greenhouse effect</a>.” But what they will almost certainly ignore is that only a few years earlier Cronkite and fellow journalists were warning about a “new ice age.”</p><div class='signature'><p>— Julia A. Seymour is Assistant Managing Editor for MRC Business at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/BizMediaJulia" target="_blank">Follow Julia A. Seymour on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/famous-journalists-70s-ice-obsession-glaciers-down-mason-dixon-line" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Climate Change Environment Media 1970s global cooling scare abc climate alarmism Climate Change climatology famous journalists global cooling Global Warming historic news footage Howard K. Smith ice age Journalists media scares Reid Bryson Science scientists Walter Cronkite Fri, 03 Apr 2015 13:58:30 +0000 julia.seymour 48595 at http://mrc.org Tire Swing http://mrc.org/cartoons/tire-swing <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/glenn-foden">Glenn Foden</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="2921" height="2448" title="Media Research Center" alt="Media Research Center" src="http://mrc.org/sites/default/files/Foden20150401-Tire%20Swing%281%29.jpg?1428070664" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datetime field-field-published"> <div class="field-label">Publish Date&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">April 1, 2015 - 10:15am</span> </div> </div> </div> MRC Business Business Environment Government environmental regulation EPA Humor Obama Administration Regulation Small Business Fri, 03 Apr 2015 14:17:45 +0000 julia.seymour 48596 at http://mrc.org Yale Eco-Podcast Urges: Eat More Bugs! http://mrc.org/articles/yale-eco-podcast-urges-eat-more-bugs <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Climate Connections criticizes meat, claims insects are more environmentally friendly so people should ‘get past the gag reflex.’ </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/joseph-rossell">Joseph Rossell</a> </div> </div> </div> <p dir="ltr">Cricket. It’s what’s for dinner.</p><p dir="ltr">At least that’s what lefty environmentalists are pushing as a substitute for meat like beef, pork or chicken. All for the sake of the environment. Yum.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/yale-eco-podcast-urges-eat-more-bugs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Environment Media animal agriculture beef bugs chicken Climate Change daniella martin eating insects eating meat Environmentalism environmentally friendly Girl meets bug Global Warming green insect kookie environmentalism pork save the planet Yale climate connections Wed, 18 Mar 2015 16:39:55 +0000 julia.seymour 48481 at http://mrc.org Climate Depot’s Morano: Vice Manipulated Ice Interview http://mrc.org/articles/climate-depots-morano-vice-manipulated-ice-interview <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> HBO’s Vice airs hit job on ‘climate deniers,’ pushing catastrophic ice melt theme. </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/julia-seymour">Julia A. Seymour</a> </div> </div> </div> <p dir="ltr"><strong><em>Editor's Note: Marc Morano worked for our colleagues at CNSNews.com from 2001-2006.</em></strong></p><p dir="ltr">Climate skeptics or realists are so often ignored or taken out of context by the news media it’s no longer shocking, but that doesn’t make it any less egregious.</p><div class='signature'><p>— Julia A. Seymour is Assistant Managing Editor for MRC Business at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/BizMediaJulia" target="_blank">Follow Julia A. Seymour on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/climate-depots-morano-vice-manipulated-ice-interview" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Environment Media Antarctica climate climate alarmism Climate Change climate denier climate realists climate skeptics HBO Interviews land ice marc morano melting ice rising seas sea ice Shane Smith vice Vice media Thu, 12 Mar 2015 15:05:21 +0000 julia.seymour 48432 at http://mrc.org 'Sharknado 3' to Star Ann Coulter as Vice President http://mrc.org/articles/sharknado-3-star-ann-coulter-vice-president <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Mark Cuban, Ann Coulter will run the ‘Sharknado 3’ government. </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/katie-yoder-0">Katie Yoder</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Washington, D.C. is about to be swimming with sharks – and Ann Coulter will be tasked with saving it.&nbsp; </p><p>For the upcoming “Sharknado 3,” “Shark Tank” star and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban will play the president with conservative political commentator Ann Coulter as his VP. The two will <a href="http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/live-feed/sharknado-3-mark-cuban-ann-778413">confront</a> sharks causing “mass destruction in the nation’s capital” before heading down the coastline.&nbsp; </p><div class='signature'><p>— Katie Yoder is Staff Writer, Joe and Betty Anderlik Fellow in Culture and Media at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/@k_yoder" target="_blank">Follow Katie Yoder on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/sharknado-3-star-ann-coulter-vice-president" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Art & Entertainment Business Climate Change Constitution Economy Education Energy Environment Faith Family Government Health International Islamification Labor Life Media Patriotism Politics Ann Coulter mark cuban sharknado Tue, 03 Mar 2015 16:04:47 +0000 mike.ciandella 48349 at http://mrc.org Networks Silent about ‘Green’ Nature of Kitzhaber Corruption Scandal http://mrc.org/articles/networks-silent-about-green-nature-kitzhaber-corruption-scandal <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> ABC, CBS, NBC fail journalism 101 in coverage of Oregon governor’s ‘shocking fall from grace.’ </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/julia-seymour">Julia A. Seymour</a> </div> </div> </div> <p dir="ltr">It’s the job of a reporter to answer all the basic questions in a news story. Telling the who, what, when, where, why is foundational.</p><p dir="ltr">Yet, the broadcast network news media omitted key details from reports on the ethics scandal that led to Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber’s resignation. ABC, NBC and CBS admitted Kitzhaber and his live-in fiancée, Cylvia Hayes, are both under federal investigation because of “allegations” she “used their relationship to benefit her energy consulting business.”</p><div class='signature'><p>— Julia A. Seymour is Assistant Managing Editor for MRC Business at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/BizMediaJulia" target="_blank">Follow Julia A. Seymour on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/networks-silent-about-green-nature-kitzhaber-corruption-scandal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Business Environment Government Media chris horner Corruption Cyvlia Hayes ethics scandal federal investigation First Lady of Oregon green card marriage green consulting green energy John Kitzhaber journalism 101 Oregon political advisers Resignation Scandal state politics Fri, 20 Feb 2015 16:50:26 +0000 julia.seymour 48287 at http://mrc.org Snowbound Networks Devote 17+ Minutes to Climate Change http://mrc.org/articles/snowbound-networks-devote-17-minutes-climate-change <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> In month of brutal cold, heavy snows and snowiest February for Boston, nets maintain warming obsession. </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/julia-seymour">Julia A. Seymour</a> </div> </div> </div> <p dir="ltr">Just a year after The New York Times Sunday Review piece warned of <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/08/opinion/sunday/the-end-of-snow.html?_r=0">“The End of Snow?,”</a> the East Coast was once again bracing for frigid temperatures and a major snowfall.</p><div class='signature'><p>— Julia A. Seymour is Assistant Managing Editor for MRC Business at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/BizMediaJulia" target="_blank">Follow Julia A. Seymour on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/snowbound-networks-devote-17-minutes-climate-change" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Climate Change Environment Media abc Al Roker cbs Climate Change Global Warming greenhouse gases India Nasa NBC NOAA Science severe cold Snow Snowstorm warmest year Weather winter Tue, 17 Feb 2015 14:46:47 +0000 julia.seymour 48253 at http://mrc.org Street Artists Mock Eco-Activists Ed Begley, Jr., RFK Jr. Before Event http://mrc.org/articles/street-artists-mock-eco-activists-ed-begley-jr-rfk-jr-event <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Posters of the environmentalists depict them as ‘Saudi Approved,’ in love with ‘Arab oil.’ </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/julia-seymour">Julia A. Seymour</a> </div> </div> </div> <p dir="ltr">Eco-activists Ed Begley Jr., and Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., were mocked by anonymous street artists ahead of a Feb. 12, speaking gig in Hermosa Beach, California. The pair will be speaking at an environmental forum, but were ridiculed by several “Saudi Approved” posters in the town.</p><div class='signature'><p>— Julia A. Seymour is Assistant Managing Editor for MRC Business at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/BizMediaJulia" target="_blank">Follow Julia A. Seymour on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/street-artists-mock-eco-activists-ed-begley-jr-rfk-jr-event" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Art & Entertainment Climate Change Environment arab oil Celebrities Ed Begley Jr. Environmentalism hollywood Hollywood Reporter Josh Tickell mockery oil and gas RFK Jr. saudi approved street art Thu, 12 Feb 2015 17:23:49 +0000 julia.seymour 48237 at http://mrc.org Jewish Journalist Labeled Climate ‘Denier’ for His Reporting, Compared to Hitler http://mrc.org/articles/jewish-journalist-labeled-climate-denier-his-reporting-compared-hitler <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> David Rose says online commenters urged his children to kill him, leaked his personal info on Twitter. </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/julia-seymour">Julia A. Seymour</a> </div> </div> </div> <p dir="ltr">British journalist David Rose is not a global warming denier. He said it is his belief that the world is warming and “that carbon dioxide produced by mankind IS a greenhouse gas, and IS partly responsible for higher temperatures -- and [I] have repeatedly said so.”</p><div class='signature'><p>— Julia A. Seymour is Assistant Managing Editor for MRC Business at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/BizMediaJulia" target="_blank">Follow Julia A. Seymour on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/jewish-journalist-labeled-climate-denier-his-reporting-compared-hitler" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Climate Change Environment Media British newspapers bullying Climate Change climate denier climate skeptic climategate Daily Mail David Rose denier Global Warming green bullying green movement harassment hitler jewish renewable energy The Guardian Threats Tue, 03 Feb 2015 20:25:29 +0000 julia.seymour 48147 at http://mrc.org Lefty Grist Now Claims Humans ‘Literally Breaking Polar Bear Penises’ http://mrc.org/articles/lefty-grist-now-claims-humans-literally-breaking-polar-bear-penises <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Eco-blog calls people ‘the worst,’ says chemical pollution ‘a kick in the d**k’ for polar bears. </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/joseph-rossell">Joseph Rossell</a> </div> </div> </div> <p dir="ltr"><em><strong>Warning: Graphic Language</strong></em></p><p dir="ltr">Mankind really has it in for polar bears, at least according to the left. Liberal media have spent years claiming mankind was killing the cute little man-eating monsters by destroying their homes with global warming. </p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/lefty-grist-now-claims-humans-literally-breaking-polar-bear-penises" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Environment Media chemicals eco-blog environment Grist PCBs polar bear polar bear penises Pollution Thu, 29 Jan 2015 21:58:38 +0000 julia.seymour 48126 at http://mrc.org Obama's Environmental Footpring http://mrc.org/cartoons/obamas-environmental-footpring <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/glenn-foden">Glenn Foden</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="3000" height="2520" title="Media Research Center" alt="Media Research Center" src="http://mrc.org/sites/default/files/BMI-Footprint.jpg?1422471279" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datetime field-field-published"> <div class="field-label">Publish Date&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">January 28, 2015 - 1:45pm</span> </div> </div> </div> MRC Business Energy Environment Government Alaska ANWR Conservation Environmentalism Obama Administration oil and gas preservation state's rights wilderness Wed, 28 Jan 2015 18:54:39 +0000 julia.seymour 48113 at http://mrc.org Like Media, White House Misleads on Arctic National Wildlife Refuge http://mrc.org/articles/media-white-house-misleads-arctic-national-wildlife-refuge <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Promotional video for ‘wilderness’ plan mostly shows mountains, flowers and animals, even though drilling wouldn’t happen there. </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/joseph-rossell">Joseph Rossell</a> </div> </div> </div> <p dir="ltr">Just days after Republican Senator Lisa Murkowski, Alaska, introduced a bill to permit oil drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR), President Barack Obama announced his plan to designate millions of acres of ANWR in a way that bans drilling.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/media-white-house-misleads-arctic-national-wildlife-refuge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Business Energy Environment Government Media Alaska Alaska National Wildlife Refuge ANWR Climate Change Conservation drilling Environmentalism Obama Administration oil and gas politics wilderness act Mon, 26 Jan 2015 19:10:42 +0000 julia.seymour 48094 at http://mrc.org All Three Networks Fall for ‘Meaningless’ ‘Hottest Year’ Claims http://mrc.org/articles/all-three-networks-fall-meaningless-hottest-year-claims <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Scientists accuse NASA/NOAA of misleading public, show temperature differences within margin of error. </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/julia-seymour">Julia A. Seymour</a> </div> </div> </div> <p dir="ltr">The broadcast networks hustled to report NASA and NOAA data that claimed 2014 was a record hot year. But now both agencies are being criticized by scientists accusing them of “deception” over the statistics.</p><div class='signature'><p>— Julia A. Seymour is Assistant Managing Editor for MRC Business at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/BizMediaJulia" target="_blank">Follow Julia A. Seymour on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/all-three-networks-fall-meaningless-hottest-year-claims" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Climate Change Environment Government Media abc Anthony Mason Brian Williams cbs Climate Change Global Warming global warming pause hottest year judith curry manmade global warming margin of error Nasa NBC NOAA probability roger pielke roy spencer temperature data temperature records Vinita Nair Mon, 19 Jan 2015 19:58:51 +0000 julia.seymour 48042 at http://mrc.org Veto Corleone http://mrc.org/cartoons/veto-corleone <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/glenn-foden">Glenn Foden</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="3000" height="2625" title="Media Research Center" alt="Media Research Center" src="http://mrc.org/sites/default/files/Foden20150114-Keystone.jpg?1421417547" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datetime field-field-published"> <div class="field-label">Publish Date&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">January 14, 2015 - 9:09am</span> </div> </div> </div> MRC Business Energy Environment Politics congress Humor keystone xl obama oil and gas pipeline politics veto power Fri, 16 Jan 2015 14:12:27 +0000 julia.seymour 48027 at http://mrc.org Top 10 Lefty and Media Attacks on Business of 2014 http://mrc.org/articles/top-10-lefty-and-media-attacks-business-2014 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> From attempts to shut down shopping on Black Friday, to schemes to end the U.S. coal industry, liberals and the media showed their true anti-capitalist colors this year. </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/julia-seymour">Julia A. Seymour</a> </div> </div> </div> <p dir="ltr">Although 2014 was an election year, venomous attacks weren’t just in the campaign commercials. Most recently, anti-business attacks came from protesters across the country in the form of #ShutItDown. And there were many other anti-business views presented by the liberal news media, TV programming and left-wing extremists this year.</p><div class='signature'><p>— Julia A. Seymour is Assistant Managing Editor for MRC Business at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/BizMediaJulia" target="_blank">Follow Julia A. Seymour on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/top-10-lefty-and-media-attacks-business-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Art & Entertainment Business Climate Change Economy Energy Environment Health Labor Media Taxes Agriculture Black Friday CEOs Chevron Chipotle CNBC coal industry eco activism elementary energy energy companies environmentalists farmers Fed Up movie ferguson food production Jim Cramer Katie Couric Laurie David Lawsuit McDonald's Grist Michael Brown obesity Occupy Wall Street OWS protest rideshares Sherlock Holmes Shut it Down shutitdown Steven Donziger tax code Taxis texaco TurboTax uber vandalism war on sugar Tue, 16 Dec 2014 14:50:49 +0000 julia.seymour 47874 at http://mrc.org