Andrew MacDougall

Assistant Professor, St. Francis Xavier University

Expertise: Permafrost carbon feedback, Carbon budgets, Climate modeling

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ARTICLES REVIEWED

Washington Post accurately covers permafrost study, albeit under a somewhat sensational headline

in The Washington Post, by Chris Mooney

— 22 Mar 2018

The article accurately described a study indicating that more of the carbon released from thawing permafrost will be released as methane and provided context on its overall implica...

Daily Wire article misunderstands study on carbon budget (along with Fox News, The Telegraph, The Daily Mail, Breitbart…)

in The Daily Wire, by James Barrett

— 21 Sep 2017

"The article selectively quotes from interviews and scientific papers to create the false perception that climate models significantly overestimate the rate of warming. The article..

New York Times accurately assesses the state of Alaskan permafrost

in The New York Times, by Henry Fountain

— 24 Aug 2017

"The article is accurate in its descriptions of the physical and ecological processes that are behind permafrost changes. It also does a good job of getting across the nature of th..