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Manipulated Time Cover on Climate Recirculates

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A viral meme attempts to undercut the evidence of climate change by using an edited cover of Time magazine — and regurgitating a misleading claim about “global cooling.”


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A doctored cover of  magazine casting doubt on climate change has for years — at one point, to Politico, even reaching the desk of President Donald Trump.

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