Joe Bastardi http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/23128/all en Joe Bastardi: Media Just ‘Want to Be Popular’ on Climate Change http://www.mrc.org/articles/joe-bastardi-media-just-want-be-popular-climate-change <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Meteorologist refutes so-called ‘consensus,’ extreme weather link and criticizes media’s climate coverage. </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">Climate alarmists sometimes like to claim skeptical scientists don’t exist, but they do, and one meteorologist had a lot to say on the subject.</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/joe-bastardi-media-just-want-be-popular-climate-change" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Climate Change Environment Media AccuWeather climate alarmism Climate Change climate science extreme weather forecasting Global Warming Joe Bastardi meteorologist Weather weather and climate Mon, 21 Jul 2014 15:06:02 +0000 julia.seymour 46735 at http://www.mrc.org Network Coverage of ‘Extreme Weather’ Up Nearly 1,000 Percent http://www.mrc.org/bias-numbers/network-coverage-extreme-weather-nearly-1000-percent <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Ten years ago ABC, CBS and NBC barely used the phrase, now they go to extremes despite scientific disagreement. </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">A “bizarre cold snap” is hitting the U.S. and the media have already begun to draw comparisons to the polar vortex. It is only a matter of time before the networks resume panic over “extreme weather.”</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/bias-numbers/network-coverage-extreme-weather-nearly-1000-percent" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bias by the Numbers MRC Business Climate Change Environment Media abc Al Gore Al Roker an inconvenient truth Barack Obama cbs Climate Change Dan Harris Diane Sawyer extreme weather Global Warming Joe Bastardi john christy Mark Phillips natural disaster NBC network news Peter Alexander weather events weather reports Tue, 15 Jul 2014 20:57:06 +0000 julia.seymour 46699 at http://www.mrc.org 1 Year Later: Media Link Climate Change, Sandy Every Single Time http://www.mrc.org/articles/1-year-later-media-link-climate-change-sandy-every-single-time <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Networks rely on politicians like Gore, Bloomberg to push agenda. </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/kristine-marsh">Kristine Marsh</a> </div> </div> </div> <p dir="ltr">During the 2008 banking crisis, then-Obama Chief of Staff Rahm Emmanuel famously <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2008/11/10/us/politics/10obama.html?pagewanted=all&amp;_r=0">said</a>, “Never allow a crisis to go to waste.” The broadcast networks certainly followed his advice when reporting on Hurricane Sandy since the storm became a hurricane one year ago, hitting the New Jersey coast on Oct. 29.</p><div class='signature'><p>— Kristine Marsh is Staff Writer for MRC Culture at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/kristine_writes" target="_blank">Follow Kristine Marsh on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/1-year-later-media-link-climate-change-sandy-every-single-time" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Climate Change Environment International Media abc Al Gore Al Roker Andrew Cuomo cbs climate climate alarmism Climate Change climate skeptics dr. john christy extreme weather Global Warming global weirding Hurricane Sandy Hurricanes jeffrey kluger Joe Bastardi Michael Bloomberg michio kaku NBC storms superstorm sandy Weather Mon, 28 Oct 2013 13:06:01 +0000 julia.seymour 44810 at http://www.mrc.org Networks Do 92 Climate Change Stories; Fail to Mention ‘Lull’ in Warming All 92 Times http://www.mrc.org/bias-numbers/networks-do-92-climate-change-stories-fail-mention-lull-warming-all-92-times <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> ABC, CBS and NBC ignore ‘mystery’ warming plateau in favor of alarmism about sea levels, allergies, weather. </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> <ul><li>Recent years’ slowdown in global warming completely ignored by networks 92 climate change stories in 2013.</li><li>Stories citing experts or the latest studies promoting alarmism get covered more than 8 times as often as critical experts and studies.</li><li>Although many scientists say no, ABC, CBS and NBC continue to link weather events like tornadoes, hurricanes, heat waves and more to climate change nearly one-fourth of the time.</li></ul><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bias-numbers/networks-do-92-climate-change-stories-fail-mention-lull-warming-all-92-times" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bias by the Numbers MRC Business Climate Change Environment Government International Media allergies Barack Obama Carbon Dioxide climate alarmism Climate Change climate science extreme weather Global Warming global warming alarmism hans von storch Hurricane Joe Bastardi Moore Oklahoma natural disaster NOAA penguins Roger Pielke Jr. roy spencer Science Sea Levels superstorm sandy temperature plateau tornado warming lull Weather weather events Tue, 25 Jun 2013 12:52:47 +0000 julia.seymour 43880 at http://www.mrc.org NY Times Fawns Over Bill Nye: ‘Warrior for Science’ http://www.mrc.org/articles/ny-times-fawns-over-bill-nye-warrior-science <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Scientific critics of Nye’s climate claims get no attention in Times profile of activist ‘Science Guy.’ </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">Bill Nye got the “rock star” treatment from The New York Times on June 17. John Schwartz’s glowing 1,512-word profile of “The Science Guy” described Nye as a “warrior for science,” and<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/18/science/bill-nye-firebrand-for-science-is-a-big-man-on-campus.html?pagewanted=all&amp;src=ISMR_AP_LO_MST_FB&amp;gwh=CB98C38217CD1749E8055AA085902080&amp;_r=0"> “Springsteen of the nerds.”</a></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/ny-times-fawns-over-bill-nye-warrior-science" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Climate Change Environment Media Bill Nye Climate Change Global Warming Joe Bastardi john schwartz marc morano Moore Oklahoma Oklahoma Roger Pielke Jr. the New York Times the science guy Tornadoes warrior for science Weather Thu, 20 Jun 2013 13:46:57 +0000 julia.seymour 43844 at http://www.mrc.org