Climate Change http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/19541/all en Bias by the Minute: Tallying the Network News Agenda in 2015 http://www.mrc.org/media-reality-check/bias-minute-tallying-network-news-agenda-2015 <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/mike-ciandella">Mike Ciandella</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <div class="field-label-inline"> By</div> <a href="/author/rich-noyes">Rich Noyes</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Early last year, the Media Research Center set up a new project to keep tabs on all stories on the ABC, CBS and NBC evening newscasts, categorizing each item by its topic and total airtime. Thanks to that effort, we can now precisely analyze the agenda and bias of the Big Three networks — what they covered, and what they failed to cover, in 2015.<br /></p><div class='signature'><p>— Mike Ciandella is Research Analyst at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/@mikeciandella" target="_blank">Follow Mike Ciandella on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/media-reality-check/bias-minute-tallying-network-news-agenda-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Media Reality Check News Analysis Division abc cbs Climate Change Donald Trump Gun Control Hillary Clinton NBC obamacare police misconduct politics Radical Islam sanctuary cities Mon, 11 Jan 2016 22:56:14 +0000 rich.noyes 49845 at http://www.mrc.org MRC President Brent Bozell Praises CNN’s Anderson Cooper as Debate Moderator http://www.mrc.org/press-releases/mrc-president-brent-bozell-praises-cnns-anderson-cooper-debate-moderator <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> &quot;Give Him an A-&quot; </div> </div> </div> <p>RESTON, VA: Media Research Center (MRC) President Brent Bozell issued the following statement praising CNN’s Anderson Cooper who moderated last night’s first Democrat debate.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/press-releases/mrc-president-brent-bozell-praises-cnns-anderson-cooper-debate-moderator" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Press Releases News Analysis Division Anderson Cooper Climate Change CNN Debate Democrats immigration Wed, 14 Oct 2015 15:39:32 +0000 rich.noyes 49726 at http://www.mrc.org Miner Offense http://www.mrc.org/cartoons/miner-offense <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="2466" title="Media Research Center" alt="Media Research Center" src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/BMI-Coal.jpg?1438864285" /> </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">August 6, 2015 - 8:26am</span> </div> </div> </div> MRC Business Business Economy Environment Government Carbon Dioxide clean power plan Climate Change Coal EPA Global Warming obama Regulation war on coal Thu, 06 Aug 2015 12:31:26 +0000 julia.seymour 49603 at http://www.mrc.org Media Hype Hansen’s Latest ‘Alarming’ Prediction: Sea Levels to Rise 10 Feet http://www.mrc.org/articles/media-hype-hansens-latest-alarming-prediction-sea-levels-rise-10-feet <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Critics say claim has ‘zero credibility,’ but CBS, NBC, MSNBC and others call it a ‘bombshell’ from a ‘top climate scientist.’ </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><iframe src="http://www.mrctv.org/embed/137757" width="520" height="293" frameborder="0"></iframe></p><p dir="ltr">Climate alarmist James Hansen recently dropped a “bombshell” study about rising seas, at least according to the media hyping his claims.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/media-hype-hansens-latest-alarming-prediction-sea-levels-rise-10-feet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Climate Change Environment Media Andrew Revkin bombshell cbs climate alarmism Climate Change Forecasts Global Warming James Hansen Kevin Trenberth MSNBC Nasa NBC Patrick Michaels peer-review prediction rising seas Science scientists Sea Levels Slate Tue, 28 Jul 2015 14:40:07 +0000 julia.seymour 49514 at http://www.mrc.org Green Billionaire Steyer Really Just Another Capitalist http://www.mrc.org/articles/green-billionaire-steyer-really-just-another-capitalist <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Liberal climate change activist listed as ‘manager’ of environmental energy company. </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/alatheia-larsen">Alatheia Larsen</a> </div> </div> </div> <p dir="ltr">Tom Steyer’s concern for the environment and almost religious devotion to promoting green energy appear to be targeting another kind of green.</p><p dir="ltr">Steyer, criticized for the hypocrisy of having built some of his fortune on coal, is now connected to green energy companies that might benefit from his climate change activism.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/green-billionaire-steyer-really-just-another-capitalist" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Business Climate Change Media billionaires capitalism Climate Change Coal energy Environmentalism NextGen Climate PAC solar superPAC Tom Steyer Fri, 10 Jul 2015 18:35:39 +0000 julia.seymour 49370 at http://www.mrc.org Salon Derides ‘Loony’ Rep. Louie Gohmert for ‘Dumb & Dumber’ Climate Views http://www.mrc.org/articles/salon-derides-loony-rep-louie-gohmert-dumb-dumber-climate-views <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Left-wing editor attacks congressman after he promotes ‘opposing viewpoints’ on 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/joseph-rossell">Joseph Rossell</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><iframe src="http://www.mrctv.org/embed/137316" width="520" height="293" frameborder="0"></iframe></p><p dir="ltr"><em><strong>Editor's note: When MRC Business wrote this story, the Salon byline listed Peter Finocchiaro, Salon Deputy Editor, as the author. Sometime after that, Salon changed the byline to Bob Cesca.</strong></em></p><p dir="ltr">Being out of lockstep with climate alarmism infuriates the left, including liberal online magazine editors like Salon Deputy Editor Peter Finocchiaro.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/salon-derides-loony-rep-louie-gohmert-dumb-dumber-climate-views" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Climate Change Government Media Politics C-SPAN climate alarmism Climate Change congress denial denier Global Warming insults Louie Gohmert name-calling pope Salon Science Fri, 10 Jul 2015 18:17:55 +0000 julia.seymour 49368 at http://www.mrc.org Third Eye Blind Singer Jenkins Drunkenly Bashes Libertarians, GOP During Press Party http://www.mrc.org/articles/third-eye-blind-singer-jenkins-drunkenly-bashes-libertarians-gop-during-press-party <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> ‘Flaming liberal’ rocker says he ‘F-ing’ hates libertarians, calls Rubio uninformed on climate change, Republican Party ‘just terrible.’ </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>Editor’s Note: Story includes explicit language.</strong></em></p><p dir="ltr">Third Eye Blind’s singer songwriter Stephan Jenkins found out this week what happens when you get drunk with a bunch of political reporters in Washington, D.C. </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/third-eye-blind-singer-jenkins-drunkenly-bashes-libertarians-gop-during-press-party" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Art & Entertainment Media Politics Climate Change Conservatives GOP Libertarians music politics presidential candidates Republicans singer songwriter Stephan Jenkins Third Eye Blind Wed, 01 Jul 2015 17:43:36 +0000 julia.seymour 49281 at http://www.mrc.org Media Cheer SCOTUS Ruling: 'ObamaCare 2, Conservatives 0!' and ObamaCare: 'Quite Literally a Lifesaver' http://www.mrc.org/notable-quotables/media-cheer-scotus-ruling-obamacare-2-conservatives-0-and-obamacare-quite-literall <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Vol. 28, No. 13 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-attach"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-application-pdf" alt="application/pdf icon" src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/application-pdf.png" /><a href="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/June292015.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=353087" title="June292015.pdf">Formatted PDF Version</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <h3><strong>Hurray for the Court! “ObamaCare 2, Conservatives 0!”</strong></h3><p></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/notable-quotables/media-cheer-scotus-ruling-obamacare-2-conservatives-0-and-obamacare-quite-literall" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Notable Quotables News Analysis Division abc Charleston Chris Matthews Climate Change CNN NBC obama obamacare Racism Supreme Court Terry Moran Washington Post Fri, 26 Jun 2015 19:54:57 +0000 rich.noyes 49243 at http://www.mrc.org ‘Hulk’ Mark Ruffalo: ‘I Get Angry’ that There is a Debate Over Climate Change http://www.mrc.org/articles/hulk-mark-ruffalo-i-get-angry-there-debate-over-climate-change <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Actor and director bellows against climate skepticism, fracking, sets 100 percent renewable energy goal by 2050. </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/alatheia-larsen">Alatheia Larsen</a> </div> </div> </div> <p dir="ltr">The man who plays the Incredible Hulk is angry: “angry that we are still debating climate change,” angry about fossil fuel investment and more.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/hulk-mark-ruffalo-i-get-angry-there-debate-over-climate-change" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Art & Entertainment Climate Change Environment activism actor Anger Climate Change climate debate climate skepticism Debate Environmentalism Fracking hollywood hydraulic fracturing Mark Ruffalo renewable energy Thu, 25 Jun 2015 19:17:25 +0000 julia.seymour 49235 at http://www.mrc.org Reuters: Humans Could Go Extinct in 100 Years Because of ‘Climate Apocalypse’ http://www.mrc.org/articles/reuters-humans-could-go-extinct-100-years-because-climate-apocalypse <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Slate columnist promotes massive reduction of carbon emissions, technological investment to reverse 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/joseph-rossell">Joseph Rossell</a> </div> </div> </div> <p dir="ltr">Although labeled as “The Great Debate,” a Reuter’s story about the necessity of drastic change to avert “the climate apocalypse that has already begun” was anything but a debate.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/reuters-humans-could-go-extinct-100-years-because-climate-apocalypse" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Climate Change Media apocalypse carbon dioxide emissions Climate Change David Auerbach fear Global Warming Reuters skepticism Skeptics Slate Fri, 19 Jun 2015 18:05:48 +0000 julia.seymour 49198 at http://www.mrc.org NBC, ABC Skip Abortion, Gender Ideology in Pope’s Climate Encyclical http://www.mrc.org/articles/nbc-abc-skip-abortion-gender-ideology-popes-climate-encyclical <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Nets don’t cover all that Pope Francis has to say. </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">Katie Yoder</a> </div> </div> </div> <p dir="ltr">The broadcast news shows have hyped climate change in Pope Francis’s new encyclical – but did they hint at his arguments on abortion and gender identity? Short answer: No.</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://www.mrc.org/articles/nbc-abc-skip-abortion-gender-ideology-popes-climate-encyclical" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Climate Change Faith Family Media abc Abortion catholicism cbs Climate Change contraception encyclical morality NBC pope Pope Francis pro-life Vatican Fri, 19 Jun 2015 14:31:40 +0000 julia.seymour 49189 at http://www.mrc.org Wilmore Whiffs on Dolezal-Climate Change Comparison http://www.mrc.org/cmi-tv-blog-post/wilmore-whiffs-dolezal-climate-change-comparison <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/dylan-gwinn">Dylan Gwinn</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><iframe src="http://www.mrctv.org/embed/136626" width="640" height="360" frameborder="0"></iframe></p><p>Comedy Central “Nightly Show” host Larry Wilmore unwittingly – which is how it normally works on Comedy Central – swerved into making the case for how the Rachel Dolezal story is an exact metaphor for climate change <i>advocates, </i>while attempting to prove that Dolezal is a metaphor for climate change <i>deniers.</i></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/cmi-tv-blog-post/wilmore-whiffs-dolezal-climate-change-comparison" target="_blank">read more</a></p> CMI on TV Blog Post MRC Culture Art & Entertainment Climate Change Politics Climate Change Larry Wilmore Rachel Dolezal Wed, 17 Jun 2015 14:59:39 +0000 mike.ciandella 49168 at http://www.mrc.org Washington Post Praises Pope Francis on Leaked Climate Change Encyclical http://www.mrc.org/articles/washington-post-praises-pope-francis-leaked-climate-change-encyclical <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Liberal media praising Pope now, but blasted Catholic leader for conservative positions on social issues. </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">Liberal media outlets have attacked Pope Francis for being “tone-deaf” when they disagreed with his views, but now that he’s hawking climate alarmism they’ve begun fawning.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/washington-post-praises-pope-francis-leaked-climate-change-encyclical" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Climate Change Faith International Media abc attack Catholic Church Climate Change encyclical Gay Marriage Global Warming MSNBC NBC New York Times Pope Francis praise Washington Post Women's Rights Tue, 16 Jun 2015 20:33:49 +0000 julia.seymour 49167 at http://www.mrc.org Sununu Hits Back at Climate Alarmism on HuffPost Live http://www.mrc.org/articles/sununu-hits-back-climate-alarmism-huffpost-live <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Former governor and Bush staffer cites warming ‘pause,’ and string of failed alarmist predictions. </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/alatheia-larsen">Alatheia Larsen</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><iframe src="http://www.mrctv.org/embed/136574" width="520" height="290" frameborder="0"></iframe></p><p dir="ltr">Look at the data. That’s what former Gov. John Sununu of New Hampshire recently told Huffington Post Live about climate change.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/sununu-hits-back-climate-alarmism-huffpost-live" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Climate Change Government Media Books climate alarmism Climate Change George H.W. Bush Global Warming huffpost live Interview John Sununu New Hampshire The Quiet Man White House Tue, 16 Jun 2015 17:14:13 +0000 julia.seymour 49156 at http://www.mrc.org Pope’s Climate Encyclical Lands On Original Date of Eco-Concert http://www.mrc.org/articles/popes-climate-encyclical-lands-original-date-eco-concert <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Vatican to release letter on climate June 18, same day as Live Earth concert originally planned. </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>Pope Francis “has echoed the sense of crisis” from some scientists about the environment, and on June 18 will tackle the subject of climate change in an encyclical, a letter to Catholic bishops. That was the same day as former Vice President Al Gore’s Live Earth concert was scheduled to take place. Will anyone in the media note the “coincidence?”</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/popes-climate-encyclical-lands-original-date-eco-concert" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Climate Change Al Gore Climate Change Global Warming Pope Francis Mon, 15 Jun 2015 14:01:59 +0000 dan.gainor 49140 at http://www.mrc.org