Climate Progress http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/19596/all en Left, Media Hype Climate Threat: This Summer Is What ‘Warming Looks Like’ http://www.mrc.org/articles/left-media-hype-climate-threat-summer-what-warming-looks <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Coverage of Colorado fires, East Coast heat wave and other weather prove media are still willing to blame anything 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/mike-ciandella">Mike Ciandella</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>When is comes to the liberal news media virtually any unusual weather event gets connected to climate change or global warming: <a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/climategate-whitewash-helps-clear-scientists-us-international-media-claim">heat wave</a>&nbsp;or hurricane, drought or<a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/msnbcs-ratigan-blames-snowpocalypse-global-warming"> blizzard</a>. So it was no surprise when the media quickly connected the recent wildfires, heat wave and a Derecho that hit Washington, D.C. causing a widespread power outage to climate change.<br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/left-media-hype-climate-threat-summer-what-warming-looks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Climate Change Environment Media alarmism Alex Wagner cbs Chip Reid Climate Change Climate Progress Common Dreams Democracy Now derecho Global Warming global warming skepticism heat wave huffington post Kevin Trenberth MSNBC NBC NY Times soros storm wildfires Mon, 09 Jul 2012 17:21:18 +0000 julia.seymour 40580 at http://www.mrc.org President of Soros-Funded Group Admits Lying to Acquire Heartland Climate Documents http://www.mrc.org/articles/president-soros-funded-group-admits-lying-acquire-heartland-climate-documents <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Peter Gleick of Pacific Institute confesses on Huffington Post to role in Heartland controversy; Soros-funded blog one of first to publish stolen documents. </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/iris-somberg">Iris Somberg</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Head of the George Soros-funded Pacific Institute <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/peter-h-gleick/-the-origin-of-the-heartl_b_1289669.html">admitted to releasing documents from the Heartland Institute</a> that he falsely obtained. The group’s sleazy attack was then promoted by liberal bloggers and quickly gained steam. The story was picked up by the New York Times, Politico and other media outlets. <br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/president-soros-funded-group-admits-lying-acquire-heartland-climate-documents" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Climate Change Environment Media Climate Progress DeSmog Blog fraud George Soros Heartland Institute Leaks left-wing attack Pacific Institute Peter Gleick Tue, 21 Feb 2012 16:58:15 +0000 julia.seymour 39206 at http://www.mrc.org