The conservative media have mounted an all-out attack on climate science in an attempt to discredit efforts to fight man-made global warming. Media Matters for America has debunked prominent myths and falsehoods associated with this smear campaign.
MYTH: The scientific consensus on global warming has been undermined by recent events
MYTH: Erroneous Himalayan glacier statement in IPCC report undermines evidence of global warming
MYTH: IPCC report was wrong about the Amazon and drought
MYTH: New study debunks link between global warming and hurricane intensity
MYTH: CRU director Jones admitted that global warming stopped in past 15 years
MYTH: CRU scientists "destroyed" raw temperature data
MYTH: Scientists "fudged" data with a "trick" to "hide" temperature "decline"
MYTH: NASA admitted its data "are in even worse shape" than CRU data
MYTH: CRU scientists "suppressed" opposition
MYTH: The Earth has been cooling since 1998
MYTH: Snowstorms prove global warming does not exist