Two scientists analyzed the article and estimate its overall scientific credibility to be 'high' to 'very high'. more about the credibility rating
A majority of reviewers tagged the article as: Accurate.
This CNN story covered the October release of the IPCC’s “Global Warming of 1.5 °C” report. The report, which was requested by governments during the 2015 Paris Agreement negotiations, details the impacts of 1.5 °C compared to 2 °C and the emissions cuts required to limit warming to either of those levels.
Scientists who reviewed the story found that it conveyed the information in the report without any errors, and included comments by scientists to summarize the report’s implications.
This is part of a series of reviews of 2018’s most popular climate stories on social media.
REVIEWERS’ OVERALL FEEDBACK
These comments are the overall assessment of scientists on the article, they are substantiated by their knowledge in the field and by the content of the analysis in the annotations on the article.
Sara Vicca, Postdoctoral research fellow, University of Antwerp:
Very accurate summary of some key aspects of the IPCC special report on 1.5 °C.
Michael Henehan, Postdoctoral Researcher, GFZ Helmholtz Centre Potsdam:
The article has nothing contentious in it, as it merely restates and paraphrases the content of the IPCC report, with added quotes from scientists and political advocates.
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