ARTICLE REVIEWS

Analysis of “Scientists warn of ‘global climate emergency’ over shifting jet stream”

in The Independent, by Gabriel Samuels

— 06 Jul 2016

"This article makes little sense. It uses scientific jargon, such as in the last paragraph, to make it sound "scientific", but uses it so loosely that it has no meaning. I do not s..

Analysis of “…in many ways global warming will be a good thing”

in The Telegraph, by Bjorn Lomborg

— 09 May 2016

"This article presents a highly biased view of global warming, only presenting the “positive” aspects of it. As the author is criticizing media doing the opposite (always showi..

Analysis of “Seas Are Rising at Fastest Rate in Last 28 Centuries”

in The New York Times, by Justin Gillis

— 25 Feb 2016

Justin Gillis reports on new results showing that the current rate of sea level rise is unprecedented in a record dating back 2,000 years. The article explains that this rise is at...

Analysis of “The Climate Snow Job”

in The Wall Street Journal, by Patrick Michaels

— 26 Jan 2016

"This article is indeed a snow job, as the title implies. The author has twisted the facts and distorted the science wildly. The author is well known for his wildly inaccurate clim..

Analysis of “2015 Was Hottest Year in Historical Record, Scientists Say”

in The New York Times, by Justin Gillis

— 21 Jan 2016

The article accurately covers the news that the global surface temperature of the planet in 2015 has set a new record, well above any previous measurement.

Analysis of “Updated NASA Data: Global Warming Not Causing Any Polar Ice Retreat”

in Forbes, by James Taylor

— 29 Oct 2015

"This article discusses land and sea ice interchangebly and appears to confuse the two. This is a fundamental error, equivalent in other fields to confusing house and senate, or an..

Analysis of “How Hurricane Patricia became the strongest hurricane on record so quickly”

in Mashable, by Andrew Freedman

— 27 Oct 2015

"A well written and balanced article that draws on a range of scientific opinion from well-established climate scientists, hurricane specialists and forecasters. The article provid..

Analysis of “The Point of No Return: Climate Change Nightmares Are Already Here”

in Rolling Stone, by Eric Holthaus

— 12 Aug 2015

"The article rightly communicates the urgency and seriousness of human-induced climate change, [...] However, by the title, subtitle, and overall framing, it is likely to give an i..

Analysis of “How Arctic ice has made fools of all those poor warmists”

in The Telegraph, by Christopher Booker

— 31 Jul 2015

"This "take" on Arctic sea-ice changes, and more generally polar ice evolution, is highly inaccurate and totally misleading. The authors goes to great lengths to try to convince re..

Analysis of “Earth heading for ‘mini ice age’ within 15 years”

in The Telegraph, by Dan Hyde

— 30 Jul 2015

"The whole argument in the article rests on the incorrect myth that the Maunder minimum caused a "mini ice age" and uses that name to draw specious implications and conclusions.

CLAIM REVIEWS

Climate change is one factor affecting how fires in Australia burn, regardless of whether arsonists or lightning started them

CLAIM
the bushfires [in Australia] were caused by arsonists and a series of lightning strikes, not 'climate change'

SOURCE: Sean Adl-Tabatabai, Thomas D. Williams, NewsPunch, Breitbart

Published: 08 Jan 2020

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