Tornadoes http://mrc.org/taxonomy/term/747/all en NY Times Fawns Over Bill Nye: ‘Warrior for Science’ http://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://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://mrc.org Times Pushes Tornadoes As Economic Stimulus http://mrc.org/articles/times-pushes-tornadoes-economic-stimulus <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Frederic Bastiat, call your office: &quot;There is no silver lining to a funnel cloud, as anyone who survived the tornadoes can attest, but reconstruction can help rebuild local economies as well as neighborhoods....But there are already stirrings of economic activity. Home Depot, whose store in Joplin was destroyed, began selling lumber and other supplies from a parking lot there on Tuesday as it prepared to open a 30,000-square-foot temporary store.&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> Are deadly tornadoes really the best "stimulus" to be hoped for from the Obama White House, or is the New York Times just desperately looking for economics green shoots as the 2012 presidential elections approach? <br /><br />In any case, just 10 days after the deadly tornado hit Joplin, Missouri, Wednesday's off-lead by Michael Cooper, "<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2011/06/01/us/01storm.html?_r=1&hp=&pagewanted=all" target="_self">Reconstruction Lifts Economy After Disasters - New Jobs Are Created to Erase the Rubble</a>," pushed tornadoes as economic stimulus. <br /><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/times-pushes-tornadoes-economic-stimulus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch Economy BrokenWindowFallacy Gaffes liberalmediabias MichaelCooper NewYorkTimes NewYorkTimesbias TimesWatch Tornadoes Wed, 01 Jun 2011 19:13:00 +0000 admin 339 at http://mrc.org Media Savage GOP Budget Cuts: "Throwing Granny In the Snow," "Screwing Younger People" http://mrc.org/notable-quotables/media-savage-gop-budget-cuts-throwing-granny-snow-screwing-younger-people <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Vol. 24, No. 9 </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://mrc.org/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/application-pdf.png" /><a href="http://mrc.org/sites/default/files/documents/May22011.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=773125" title="May22011.pdf">Formatted PDF Version</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <h3><b>So This Time It's Not Reckless Left-Wing Hype?</b></h3><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/notable-quotables/media-savage-gop-budget-cuts-throwing-granny-snow-screwing-younger-people" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Notable Quotables News Analysis Division abc BrianWilliams BudgetCuts cbs ChrisMatthews GlobalWarming HowardFineman JonathanAlter Medicare MSNBC NBC Tornadoes Mon, 13 Feb 2012 02:49:31 +0000 admin 8731 at http://mrc.org More Tornadoes Than Usual in the South Because of...Well, You Know http://mrc.org/articles/more-tornadoes-usual-south-because-ofwell-you-know <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> It took the Times a while, but an increase in U.S. tornadoes was eventually blamed on you-know-what: &quot;But several groups of researchers have begun to ask if the country is seeing more severe weather because of climate change.&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 style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt">The headline over Brenda Goodman's Wednesday story, "<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2008/05/21/us/21tornadoes.html?scp="1&sq=brenda+goodman&st=nyt" " target="_self">A Busy </a><a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2008/05/21/us/21tornadoes.html?scp="1&sq=brenda+goodman&st=nyt" ">Year As Tornadoes Wreck Havoc</a>," was as ominous as a storm-warning: When would global warming be blamed for the increase in tornadoes in the Southern United States?</p><br /> <p style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/more-tornadoes-usual-south-because-ofwell-you-know" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch Environment Arkansas BrendaGoodman GlobalWarming NewYorkTimes NYTimes TimesWatch TimesWatch.org Tornadoes Weather Wed, 21 May 2008 16:34:00 +0000 admin 6176 at http://mrc.org NBC Meteorologist: Cooler Waters, Not Global Warming, Behind Tornadoes http://mrc.org/articles/nbc-meteorologist-cooler-waters-not-global-warming-behind-tornadoes <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 >      Global warming alarmists have <a href="http://businessandmedia.org/news/2005/news20050902.asp" />frequently attributed</a> extreme <a href="http://businessandmedia.org/commentary/2006/20061129124539.aspx" />weather incidents</a> to manmade <a href="http://businessandmedia.org/articles/2008/20080506160205.aspx" />global warming</a>, but an NBC Weatherplus.com meteorologist burst “Nightly News” anchor Brian Williams’s bubble May 12 when he said recent tornadoes are actually thought to be caused by cooler waters.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/nbc-meteorologist-cooler-waters-not-global-warming-behind-tornadoes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Environment Alabama ClimateChange death extreme Georgia GlobalWarming Mississippi severe storm strong thousands toll tornado Tornadoes Weather Tue, 13 May 2008 15:49:48 +0000 admin 26184 at http://mrc.org