Professor, University of Chicago
Expertise: Carbon cycle and climate
Hypothesis handle: david_archer
Qualifying publication(s): see criteria
Guardian article on Arctic methane emissions claiming “a new climate feedback loop may have been triggered” lacks important context
in The Guardian, by Jonathan Watts
— 30 Oct 2020
"This article’s claim that methane deposits in the Arctic Ocean are starting to be released, awakening a “sleeping giant”, cannot be supported by the limited observational da..
Scientists explain what New York Magazine article on “The Uninhabitable Earth” gets wrong
in New York Magazine, by David Wallace-Wells
— 12 Jul 2017
"While it is clear that ongoing warming of the global climate would eventually have very severe consequences, the concept of the Earth becoming uninhabitable within anywhere near t..
ThinkProgress story on thawing Alaskan tundra generally accurate but somewhat misleading
in Think Progress, by Joe Romm
— 19 May 2017
"The writing is a bit over the top, but factually correct in general. The main weakness is in linking the solidly evidence-based observed changes from the Commane et al paper with ..