when it rains, it pours
Breitbart News mocked "climate alarmists" last week in an article observing that "global land temperatures have plummeted by one degree Celsius since the middle of this year." The article is led by a video from The Weather Channel, and The Weather Channel is none too happy about it.
"Note to Breitbart," the website responded Tuesday. "The Earth is not cooling, climate change is real, and please stop using our video to mislead Americans."
The Weather Channel explained that their video is "unrelated" to Breitbart's claims and added that the Breitbart article is "a prime example of cherry picking, or pulling a single item out of context to build a misleading case." The station then proceeded to break down the claims and truths of the article.
"Finally, to our friends at Breitbart: The next time you write a climate change article and need fact-checking help, please call," The Weather Channel wrote. "We're here for you. I'm sure we both agree this topic is too important to get wrong." Read their full, blistering takedown here.