Research Scientist, NASA
Expertise: Carbon dioxide, Methane, Fire, Forests, Carbon sequestration
Hypothesis handle: benpoulter
Qualifying publication(s): see criteria
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..