Common Dreams http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/21382/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 Business and Media Institute 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