CLAIM REVIEWS

Earth’s surface continues to warm due to greenhouse gas emissions, contrary to claims by Christopher Monckton in Watts Up With That

CLAIM
“...Seven and a half years have passed since there was any trend in global warming at all” If global warming was caused by human emissions, temperature would rise at a steady rate

SOURCE: Christopher Monckton, Watts Up With That

Published: 11 Apr 2022

VERDICT

Robust scientific evidence supports that human activity drives global warming, contrary to claims in a CO2 Coalition blog post by Andy May

CLAIM
"There is no evidence, other than models, that human CO2 emissions drive climate change and abundant evidence that the Sun, coupled with natural climate cycles, drives most, if not all, of recent climate changes"

SOURCE: Andy May, CO2 Coalition

Published: 16 Mar 2022

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INSIGHTS

Water scarcity in a changing climate: will drought get worse with warming?

— 20 May 2022

"The thing to remember is that drought is a very complex phenomenon. For one, drought is not just precipitation. Drought is also soil moisture and streamflow. This is an important ..