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Rising FOX News star leaves context out of climate picture


Jesse Watters is a rising star at FOX News, especially after the departure of Bill O'Reilly when his show Watters' World moved to weekend prime time. So when he omits context for climate data, he is misleading a huge audience.

Watters has built a reputation for keeping it real, playing the part of an iconoclast in a sea of political correctness. And he gets some things right. But his output on climate change is not elucidating the issue for the average American.

For a few years now, he has been doing word-on-the-street interviews about climate change, asking people how much the global temperature has risen in the last 15 years.

In this year's Earth Day installment, he began the segment with a few statistics.