Cranky Cartoon (EN) - Arsenic

This cartoon depicts the "Red Herring" fallacy.

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TN Red Herring Deliberately diverting attention to an irrelevant point to distract from a more important point. “CO2 is a trace gas so its warming effect is minimal.”

Learn more about the fallacies in this graphics category in the blog post A history of FLICC: the 5 techniques of science denial

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