TV news loves “extreme weather” but silent on climate change

Our TV news and weather-tainers love to hype up the latest weather events but have you noticed how silent they are on the causes of “crazy” weather?

This chart from FAIR.org’s Weather – Without Climate report that analyzed network news reporting on extreme weather:

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From the report : “(Of) 450 segments about extreme weather—just 16 of which even mentioned climate change. In other words, 96 percent of extreme weather stories never discussed the human impact on the climate.”

Most of the country is going through “extreme weather” this weekend. The weather has been “off” for a while now. Why are the climate change dots never connected by our TV news?

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