12 Aug '11, 4pm

Fox blasts Spongbob for promoting "unproven" climate change, yet laments poor math & science standards in US schools.

Food foraging, corporate greenwashing, big rig gas sipping SpongeBob SquarePants is in hot water for talking to kids about climate change. Photo courtesy of gnislew FOX News attacks climate change believing sponge A sea sponge is the latest target of the FOX News climate denial-sphere, reports ThinkProgress . In a recent episode of FOX and Friends, the hosts rip into the popular kids’ cartoon SpongeBob SquarePants for its segment on climate change, which points to humans as the source of Earth's carbon woes. Fox personality Gretchen Carlson and others chastise the cartoon for looking at only “one point of view”—that is, humans are the primary cause of global warming by releasing millions of tons of carbon dioxide into the air. Though this view is held by 97 percent of climate scientists, the browbeating does make for a nice segue into FOX’s other favorite past time—critici...

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