ARTICLE REVIEWS

Wall Street Journal op-ed by Steven Koonin publishes misleading claims about how climate change influences Greenland ice melt

in Wall Street Journal, by Steve Koonin

— 24 Feb 2022

Human-caused climate change is already accelerating Greenland’s melting and is predicted to continue to accelerate it in the future. In addition to Greenland, most glaciers aroun...

PragerU video on climate change repeats a range of misleading claims by Steven Koonin

in PragerU, by Steve Koonin

— 29 Nov 2021

"The author of this video, Dr. Steven Koonin, says he is following the scientific reports published by the UN and US government, but by subtly changing wording and choosing not to ..

CLAIM REVIEWS

More than 75 percent of the Amazon rainforest is losing resilience, as described by the Washington Post

CLAIM
More than 75 percent of the rainforest is losing resilience; More than half of the rainforest could be converted into savanna in a matter of decades

SOURCE: Sarah Kaplan, Washington Post

Published: 15 Mar 2022

VERDICT

Coral cover in the Great Barrier Reef improved in 2021, but that doesn’t mean the reef is ‘growing quickly,’ contrary to Daily Wire claim

CLAIM
Study Shows The Great Barrier Reef Is Growing Quickly

SOURCE: Ben Zeisloft, The Daily Wire

Published: 30 Oct 2021

VERDICT

INSIGHTS

How sea ice in the Arctic and the Antarctic is influenced by climate change

— 27 Jan 2022

“The decreases have accelerated since the 1990s and have been part of a consistent suite of changes in the Arctic, including rising atmospheric temperatures, melting land ice, th...