June 9, 2023

NYTimes Claims Western Heat Wave Caused by Climate Change Based on ‘Rapid Attribution’ Study

The New York Times claimed Wednesday that the recent heatwave in the western U.S. was caused by climate change, citing a “rapid attribution” that has not been peer-reviewed, and downplaying the uncertainty expressed by scientists about the causal link. The Times reported in an article titled “Climate Change Drove Western Heat Wave’s Extreme Records, Analysis Finds”: The extraordinary…