Latest Fact-checks in Environment Pete Buttigieg stated on February 22, 2020 in a speech: Says Bernie Sanders would “go beyond reform and reorder the economy in ways most Democrats — let alone most Americans — don’t support." Todd Gilbert stated on February 12, 2020 in a floor speech.: “America’s carbon emissions are being reduced at a rate far higher than any country in the world.” Jan Schakowsky stated on February 12, 2020 in committee hearing remarks: “We’ve also seen in the time that he’s (Donald Trump) been president, an increase in carbon emissions going absolutely in the wrong way.” Tammy Baldwin stated on December 10, 2019 in a tweet: “Over the past two years, climate and weather disaster damage has cost the U.S. over $400 billion.” Viral image stated on January 12, 2020 in a post on Facebook: The typical anglerfish is seven feet long. Bernie Sanders stated on January 14, 2020 in comments at a presidential debate: "The Machinists Union does not (support the USMCA trade deal). And every environmental organization in this country (also) opposes it." Young America's Foundation stated on January 2, 2020 in a Facebook post: "FACT: Less than 1% of the trash in the ocean is from the United States." Facebook posts stated on August 23, 2019 in a Facebook post: "That’s 5,615 projected coal-powered plants in just 8 countries. The USA has 15 - building 0 more." Viral image stated on January 4, 2020 in a post on Facebook: An image shows animals burning in the Australia wildfires Facebook posts stated on December 26, 2019 in an image on Facebook: "China produces 90% of the world’s carbon emissions pollution." Tucker Carlson stated on December 15, 2019 in an interview with the Atlantic: Says the Potomac River "has gotten dirtier and dirtier and dirtier and dirtier. I go down there and that litter is left almost exclusively by immigrants." Arnold Schwarzenegger stated on December 1, 2019 in an interview on "Meet the Press": "In Bakersfield, where there’s a lot of oil drilling going on, there’s more solar jobs now in Bakersfield and around that area than there are oil jobs." Jim Justice stated on June 10, 2019 in a press conference: China today is "burning seven to eight times the amount of coal that we’re burning in the United States." Chain email stated on October 25, 2019 in a chain email: "14,000 abandoned wind turbines litter the United States." Shelley Moore Capito stated on August 20, 2019 in a Facebook post: "A study shows that households neighboring West Virginia could be on the hook for upwards of $70,000 in the first year alone under the Green New Deal!" Republican Party of Florida stated on September 20, 2019 in a tweet: The Green New Deal "would put a $600,000 tax burden on every household." Xavier Becerra stated on August 26, 2019 in a news conference: "Every time we go to court," against the Trump administration, "for the most part, we win." Facebook posts stated on September 8, 2019 in a Facebook post: Says aquatic life near Alaska, Canada and Australia have been found with cancer and mutations as a result of the Fukushima nuclear disaster. Kamala Harris stated on September 4, 2019 in a CNN climate town hall: Says she "sued Exxon Mobil" as California attorney general. Andrew Yang stated on September 4, 2019 in a town hall: The Green New Deal "would do away with commercial air travel." Viral image stated on August 19, 2019 in a Facebook post: "When two large whales do the nasty there’s sometimes this one bro who just sort of holds them up so they don’t float off." Viral image stated on September 4, 2019 in a Facebook post: Says Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez tweeted, "I see people are rushing out to fill up their cars for this hurricane at the gas station. This wouldn’t be an issue if they had electric cars. If the power is out for a week how are they going to get gas? We need to start planning ahead and moving forward." John Delaney stated on August 27, 2019 in an interview: The Amazon rainforest fires are "directly related to trade" tensions between the United States and China. Rick Perry stated on August 14, 2019 in a speech: "The U.S. now leads the world in producing both oil and natural gas, and at the same time reducing energy-related emissions." Allen Frances stated on August 25, 2019 in remarks on CNN's "Reliable Sources": "Trump is as destructive a person in this century as Hitler, Stalin, and Mao were in the last century. He may be responsible for many more million deaths than they were." Bloggers stated on July 20, 2019 in in a story: "Triggering leftists, Trump's reelection campaign is selling plastic straws." Jimmy Anderson stated on May 29, 2019 in a tweet: Republicans on the budget-writing committee "did nothing" to address oversight of large-scale farms, "as literal manure is coming out of people’s faucets. Heidi Scheuermann stated on May 16, 2019 in floor debate: They understand the importance (of medical monitoring). It’s clear, though, that they want to do it in a way that is consistent with other states and S.37 just isn’t. Viral image stated on May 20, 2019 in a Facebook post: Says a photo of a park covered in trash was left behind by "environmentalists" after an Earth Day celebration in California. Viral image stated on May 8, 2019 in a Facebook post: Says a deer became "riddled with tumors from eating plants sprayed with Monsanto’s Roundup."