Chris Roberts

Research Scientist, ECMWF/Met Office

Expertise: Climate change & variability, Predictability, Oceanography, Sea level

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Qualifying publication(s): see criteria

publication   http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2016JC0

publication   http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/JCLI-D

publication   http://www.nature.com/nclimate/journal/v5/n4/full/

ARTICLES REVIEWED

Wall Street Journal commentary grossly misleads readers about science of sea level rise

in The Wall Street Journal, by Fred Singer

— 18 May 2018

"The article has almost nothing to do with the modern state of sea-level science. The author tries to call into question that global warming causes sea-level rise, and does so by c..

IFLScience story on Florida sea level rise somewhat unclear but generally correct

in IFLScience, by Robin Andrews

— 16 Jan 2018

"While the information in this article is essentially correct, the links lead to loosely related articles published on the same website, rather than articles that directly support ..

Guardian explores sea level rise impact on cities, but fails to make timescale clear

in The Guardian, by Jonathan Watts, Dom Phillips, Helen Roxburgh, Josh Holder, Justin McCurry, Niko Kommenda, Richard Luscombe, & Ruth Michaelson

— 09 Nov 2017

"This article provides an excellent visual of an unfortunately very likely general future for humanity, in which sea level rise slowly inundates many coastal cities ... However, on..

CLAIMS REVIEWED

Fred Singer incorrectly claims sea level rise is not caused by climate change

CLAIM
"Sea-level rise does not seem to depend on ocean temperature, and certainly not on CO2"

SOURCE: Fred Singer, The Wall Street Journal, 15 May 2018

VERDICT