Ben Poulter

Research Scientist, NASA

Expertise: Carbon dioxide, Methane, Fire, Forests, Carbon sequestration

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Qualifying publication(s): see criteria

publication   http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2013GB0

publication   http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v509/n7502/fu

ARTICLES REVIEWED

Guardian story conveys statement by scientists stressing role of deforestation in climate change

in The Guardian, by Oliver Milman

— 09 Oct 2018

"The article correctly links estimates of current carbon dioxide emissions from land use and land cover change with fairly conservative estimates for potential carbon sequestration..

Breitbart article on California fires misleads by omitting explanation of climate’s influence

in Breitbart, by Joel Pollak

— 19 Dec 2017

"The Breitbart article provides a poorly reasoned and misleading view of how climate change has contributed to recent fires in California and the rest of the western USA. The most ..

Global Warming and fire suppression practices boost wildfires in the US West, as correctly reported in The Atlantic

in The Atlantic, by Robinson Meyer

— 11 Sep 2017

"The article provides an excellent summary of how rising air temperatures are leading to drier conditions and more fire activity among forests in parts of the western United States..

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..