Steve February 14, 2021

By Esprit Smith, NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory Plants play a key role in mitigating climate change. The more carbon dioxide they absorb during photosynthesis, the less carbon dioxide remains trapped in the atmospherem, where it can cause temperatures to rise. But scientists have identified an unsettling trend – 86% of land ecosystems globally are becoming […]

Steve February 14, 2021

Eight scientists analysed the article and unanimously estimate its overall scientific credibility to be ‘very low’. more about the credibility rating A majority of reviewers tagged the article as: Clickbait headline, Flawed reasoning, Inaccurate, Misleading. SUMMARY The video published by Sky News claims that “Earth’s climate is cyclical as new study claims an ice age […]

Steve February 14, 2021

Four scientists analyzed the article and estimate its overall scientific credibility to be ‘low’. more about the credibility rating A majority of reviewers tagged the article as: Clickbait headline, Lack of context. SUMMARY This article “‘Sleeping giant’ Arctic methane deposits starting to release, scientists find” was published in The Guardian in October 2020, and has […]

Steve February 14, 2021

After Climate Feedback attached a fact-check rating to John Stossel’s recent video titled “Government Fueled Fires” on Facebook, Stossel published a second video claiming that our rating was inappropriate and unfair. Publishers that correct their content or believe their content was rated incorrectly are able to appeal that decision, in which case the fact-checking partner […]

Steve February 14, 2021

Three scientists analysed the article and estimate its overall scientific credibility to be ‘low’. more about the credibility rating A majority of reviewers tagged the article as: Biased, Clickbait headline, Misleading. SUMMARY The article in The Daily Caller claims that land management practices enacted during the Clinton administration “paved the way for future debilitating wildfires.” […]

Steve February 14, 2021

Three scientists analyzed the article and estimate its overall scientific credibility to be ‘low’. more about the credibility rating A majority of reviewers tagged the article as: Exaggerating. SUMMARY The article in CNN discusses findings from a study published August, 2020 that analyzes trends of ice discharge from the Greenland Ice Sheet over the past […]

Steve February 14, 2021

The end of former President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial opens a new chapter for his successor in the White House. But while President Joe Biden and his team are eager to move past the impeachment, the bitterly partisan tone of the proceedings underscores the deep challenges ahead as the president and his party try to […]

Steve February 14, 2021

Home Bias Report Posted By: Media Bias Fact Check Overall, we rate Stat News Left-Center biased based on editorial positions that moderately favor the left on political health and medical issues. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing, a clean fact check record, and the promotion of pro-science content. Detailed […]

Steve February 14, 2021

Paper is rapidly becoming a thing of the past. However, there are situations where you can’t avoid paperwork. Perhaps you need to physically sign an important document, such as a job contract, or maybe you’re dealing with an organization that still insists on using physical paper. When you need to deal with physical paperwork, a […]

Steve February 14, 2021

“Saturday Night Live” had fun with the measured approval expressed by some supporters of former President Donald Trump following his impeachment acquittal. The show imagined Fox News’ Tucker Carlson interviewing Republican leaders about the historic impeachment trial, which saw the most bipartisan support for impeachment conviction in history. “There’s a lot to cover tonight,” said […]

Steve February 14, 2021

By NICK PERRY Associated Press WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand’s largest city of Auckland will go into a three-day lockdown beginning just before midnight Sunday following the discovery of three unexplained coronavirus cases in the community. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced the move after an urgent meeting with other top lawmakers in the […]

Steve February 14, 2021

HRW says Ahmed Etoum was sentenced in October solely for peaceful Facebook posts on corruption and inequality in Jordan. The decision by a United Arab Emirates court to sentence a Jordanian resident to 10 years in prison in October for criticising Jordan’s government was based entirely on a series of peaceful Facebook posts, a rights […]

Steve February 14, 2021

Four deaths from Ebola hemorrhagic fever occurred in the southeastern region of Nzerekore, officials say. Four people have died of Ebola in Guinea’s southeastern region of Nzerekore, the first resurgence of the disease in five years. One of the victims in Guinea was a nurse who fell ill in late January and was buried on […]