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stated on October 26, 2023 in en una publicación en Facebook
Video muestra “momento cuando el huracán Otis llegó a Acapulco”.
stated on September 20, 2023 in an Instagram post
New York City is spraying unsafe pesticides to combat West Nile virus.
stated on September 27, 2023 in a GOP presidential primary debate in California
“Ron DeSantis is against fracking. He is against drilling.”
stated on September 12, 2023 in a TikTok video
Hawaii wildfire was intentionally set because there’s “120 million tons of lithium in Maui.”
stated on September 9, 2023 in an Instagram post
"Modified mosquitoes have officially made it to Ohio.”
stated on August 30, 2023 in an Instagram post
Bill Gates-funded research into genetically engineered cattle ticks is responsible for red-meat allergies from alpha-gal syndrome in the U.S.
stated on August 22, 2023 in a Facebook post
Speaker at World Economic Forum conference proposed adding COVID-19 vaccines to water supply.
stated on August 14, 2023 in a Facebook post
FEMA and Red Cross are “confiscating” donations meant for Hawaii wildfire victims.
stated on August 23, 2023 in a GOP presidential primary debate in Milwaukee
“The reality is more people are dying of bad climate change policies than they are of actual climate change.”
stated on August 9, 2023 in an interview with the Weather Channel
“I’ve already” declared a national climate emergency
stated on August 11, 2023 in a video shared on Facebook.
“Wildfires do not completely burn out cars, glass and all, yet leaving nearby trees and utility poles still standing upright.”
stated on July 26, 2023 in una publicación en Facebook
"No hay calentamiento global, de hecho las gráficas indican que nos estamos enfriando cada vez más”.
stated on July 11, 2023 in a video shared on Facebook.
Under the “2023 Solar Incentive Program,” U.S. homeowners can “now qualify to get a full, state-of-the-art solar system at absolutely no cost from the government.”
stated on July 11, 2023 in a Facebook post
"The sand storm headed our way is an attempt by Bill Gates to block out the sun.”
Robert F. Kennedy Jr.
stated on June 5, 2023 in a podcast
Atrazine in the water supply is contributing to "sexual dysphoria" in kids.
stated on June 14, 2023 in a speech
"We have plans to build a railroad from the Pacific all the way across the Indian Ocean."
stated on June 7, 2023 in an Instagram post
Recent wildfires put more carbon in the atmosphere than "the human race has put out in the last 100 years."
stated on May 11, 2023 in una publicación en Facebook
"Estelas de aviones ... están modificadas con químicos por gobiernos poderosos para enfermar a las personas con fines económicos manipulativos y de reducción de la población".
stated on May 20, 2023 in an Instagram post
"NYC mayor plans to track and limit meat and dairy."
stated on April 25, 2023 in a post
“Goldfish crackers contain a dangerously high amount of weed killer.”
Fact-checking the third GOP presidential debate in Miami
By PolitiFact Staff • November 9, 2023
Donald Trump’s off-base claims about electric car ‘mandates’ and markets
By Matthew Crowley • October 11, 2023
Red light on ‘greenwashing’? US regulatory agency takes fresh look at deceptive climate claims
By Tom Kertscher • July 17, 2023
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By Samantha Putterman • May 31, 2023
US versus China: Which nation is doing more to address climate change?
By Tom Kertscher • March 27, 2023
The Ohio train derailment: What we know about health, environmental concerns
By Louis Jacobson • February 15, 2023
Ohio derailment is just the latest serious industrial accident in the U.S.
By Louis Jacobson • February 15, 2023
What's the ‘zero emissions’ break-even point for electric cars? Hard to tell.
By Kristin Hugo • December 6, 2022
Fact-checking Raphael Warnock and Herschel Walker in Georgia's Senate race
By Louis Jacobson • November 4, 2022
Experts say Biden’s achievements are similar to recent presidents. But Democrats aren't touting them
By Louis Jacobson • October 19, 2022
Why it’s hard to compare electricity use between electric cars and household appliances
By Kristin Hugo • August 25, 2022
Kilimanjaro’s ice fields didn’t disappear by 2020. That doesn’t mean climate change isn’t happening
By Madison Czopek • February 7, 2022
Tracking Biden's campaign promises, one year in
By Louis Jacobson • January 18, 2022
US climate change spending overseas: Does the public support it?
By Louis Jacobson • November 5, 2021
Why are oil prices so high? And what can be done about it?
By Louis Jacobson • November 4, 2021
Fact-checking Texas Republicans on blackout blame
By Brandon Mulder • February 18, 2021
Facebook post laments Biden’s first actions with false claims
By Louis Jacobson • January 25, 2021
Which campaign promises did Joe Biden tackle first?
By Louis Jacobson • January 22, 2021
How Donald Trump performed on 11 key promises
By Louis Jacobson • January 19, 2021
Climate scientists reject Trump’s prediction 'It’ll start getting cooler' in California
By Chris Nichols • September 14, 2020
Latest promises about Environment
Give disadvantaged communities 40% of spending benefits related to clean energy
Put US on a course to net-zero emissions by 2050.
Block new fracking on federal lands, but not ban all fracking
Establish new fuel economy standards
Rejoin the Paris climate agreement
Approve the Keystone XL project and reap the profits
Dramatically scale back the EPA
Cancel global warming payments to the United Nations
Cancel the Paris climate agreement
Invest $50 billion in auto manufacturing facilities for fuel efficient vehicles
Set a standard for utilities that 80 percent of U.S. electricity comes from clean sources by 2035
Help restore Gulf Coast wetlands that protect against hurricanes
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