New York City underwater? Gas over $9 a gallon? A carton of milk costs almost $13? Remember when that happened on June 12, 2015? No? That was the wildly-inaccurate version of 2015 predicted by ABC News 11 years ago this week. Appearing on Good Morning America in 2008, Bob Woodruff hyped Earth 2100, a special that pushed apocalyptic predictions of the then-futuristic 2015.
On Friday's Real Time on HBO, during the show's closing commentary, host Bill Maher derided the Republican party as the "a**hole dad party" that, under President Donald Trump, acts irresponsibly and does not care about the future on issues like climate change.
Former Mayor Michael Bloomberg reannounced a $500-million effort to eradicate coal and natural gas use in the U.S. on June 6. ABC, CBS and NBC news didn’t even flinch. That night the three broadcast evening shows made no time for the billionaire media mogul’s massive spending to shut down the rest of the nation’s coal plants by 2030 and start targeting natural gas plants. They also haven’t reported it since, much less scrutinized it even though he’s a high-profile liberal donor, media owner and maybe former politician.
If Donald Trump announced today that he’s going to find a cure for cancer tomorrow, liberals would whine and complain that a lot of people with medical careers would unfairly be put out of work. But when Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden made such an outlandish claim, the women on ABC’s The View program applauded the promise even though co-host Joy Behar warned that accomplishing such a task will be “much more difficult” if the liberals’ top priority of climate change has not been dealt with first.
Showing its fierce determination not to cede an inch in liberal advocacy to arch-rival Univision, Telemundo, the Spanish language sister television network of NBC, has announced its decision to uncritically and wholeheartedly embrace climate alarmism in its coverage of climate and environmental news.
New York Times reporter Andy Newman led off the Sunday Travel section with a buzzkill, “Travel’s Climate Problem – If to see the world is also to help destroy it, should we just stay home?” So will the New York Times do the right thing, stop being an accessory to climate murder and kill off their travel section and the paper's very own branded, themed cruises (cruise ships, Newman assures us, are even more polluting than planes)? Also, teens in Portland, Ore. have put "climate justice" in the classroom, to the delight of the Times.
Democratic presidential front-runner, former Vice President Joe Biden gave Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’ Green New Deal a big bear hug, with the release of his 22-page climate plan June 4. The Atlantic called it a “mini green new deal” and Biden claimed it will create around 10 million jobs while reducing U.S. net-emissions to zero by 2050. Sure. Business leaders have a very different opinion about the economic impact of a Green New Deal.
Liberal Hollywood celebrities love to talk about saving the planet from climate change. They blame carbon-spewing humans for planetary crisis, all while living like hypocrites. One of the biggest is actor and producer Leonardo DiCaprio. DiCaprio claims to be an environmentalist and has a charitable foundation, but that doesn’t mean he’s saving the world. Ironically, he was nearly outed by the left-wing, eco-website Grist on June 3; if only its “investigation” had gone deeper.
With Thursday marking the 75th anniversary of the Allied invasion along the northern coast of France known as D-Day, news organizations have been offering special coverage with incredibly powerful, substantive, and fitting tributes to both those lost that day, since then, and those remaining veterans. But then there’s Wednesday’s Hardball on MSNBC and guest Bill Nye the Science Guy comparing the need to fight climate change to D-Day.
On CNN, David Gregory says that despite his lengthy sit-down with Prince Charles, and talks with Al Gore and others, President Trump is not convinced about climate change and the "consensus" view in favor of a carbon tax.
On Tuesday night, Politico Magazine senior writer Michael Grunwald seemed to have inadvertently auditioned for a role on former Vice President Joe Biden’s campaign by offering a hilarious defense in light of news first reported by our friend Peter Hasson at the Daily Caller News Foundation that Biden’s environmental proposal “used nearly identical language from other sources in at least five different passages.”
Amazon has hopped on the “let’s smear Christianity” train with the release of its latest series Good Omens. Based on the novel by Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman, the series follows an unexpected friendship between an angel named Aziraphale (Michael Sheen) and a demon named Crowley (David Tennant) as they attempt to prevent the end times. Together, they defy their respective sides to find and, if necessary, kill the Antichrist, an eleven-year-old boy named Adam (Sam Taylor Buck). Needless to say, this doesn’t follow the spirit of the Bible.