You may have seen the stories about the fires in the Amazon. One of the most common claims being made about Amazon is “responsible for 20% of the world’s oxygen.” So presumably what a horrible thing for the rest of the world and why we should all be freaking out.

Here’s Kamala making it a political attack:

More California progressives:

Of course, the media pushing it too, including a political attack:

Except it isn’t true, not even close to being true, as Dr. Jonathan Foley, an actual global environmental scientist, and Michael Mann, a climate scientist, note.

Foley says he’s still concerned about the continuing deforestation, but not because of the oxygen claim.