The Latest Fact Checks curated by Media Bias Fact Check 04/29/2023 (Weekend Edition)

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Claim Codes: Red = Fact Check on a Right Claim, Blue = Fact Check on a Left Claim, Black = Not Political/Conspiracy/Pseudoscience/Other

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FALSE Claim by Joe Biden (D): If global warming goes above 1.5 C “we’re done; there’s no way to turn it around, according to the scientists that tell us.” rating: False (It’s increasingly likely that the planet will reach 1.5 degrees Celsius, or 2.7 degrees Fahrenheit, of warming, probably within the next two decades. But while that level of warming comes with a variety of dangerous effects, it’s not a point of no return, scientists say, and it doesn’t mean “we’re done,” as President Joe Biden has claimed.)

Warming Beyond 1.5 C Harmful, But Not a Point of No Return, as Biden Claims

FALSE Claim by Tucker Carlson: Did Janet Yellen say “help the economy, get an abortion”?

Newsweek rating: False (The treasury secretary, speaking ahead of the dissolution of Roe V. Wade, argued that “eliminating the right of women to make decisions about when and whether to have children would have very damaging effects on the economy.” It was not an encouragement to get an abortion as a means of supporting the economy.)

Fact Check: Did Janet Yellen Say ‘Help the Economy, Get an Abortion’?

Tucker Carlson Rating

Claim via Social Media: Pressing Chest ‘Boosts Lung Health’; Alleviates ‘Cough, Wheezing, Asthma, and Dyspnea’

Lead Stories rating: False (Pseudoscience)

Fact Check: Pressing Chest Is NOT Proven To ‘Boost Lung Health,’ Alleviate ‘Cough, Wheezing, Asthma, and Dyspnea’

FALSE (International: New Zealand): Five-year-olds are made to question their gender as part of New Zealand Ministry of Education guidelines.

Australian Associated Press rating: False (The claim is not featured in the guidelines or policy documents. Neither are several other claims made in the post.)

No, five-year-olds are not made to question their gender

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