Research Scientist, University of California, Merced
Expertise: Hurricane-ocean interactions
National Geographic accurately covers research pointing to slower-moving hurricanes
in National Geographic, by Craig Welch
— 08 Jun 2018
"This is an important topic and the article explains the new research findings clearly... Highlighting how this result about slowing storms is consistent across two studies that em..
Analysis of “Scientists have just detected a major change to the Earth’s oceans linked to a warming climate”
in The Washington Post, by Chris Mooney
— 19 Feb 2017
"Changes in ocean chemistry, temperature, and circulation have significant consequences for marine life and can initiate positive feedbacks to accelerate ocean and atmosphere warmi..
Analysis of “About Those Non-Disappearing Pacific Islands”
in The Wall Street Journal, by Bjorn Lomborg
— 17 Oct 2016
"This article is very interesting because it exemplifies a highly-misleading rhetorical practice that is effective, frequently used, but not easily recognized by the public: "palte..
Analysis of “Climate Exaggeration is Backfiring”
in Forbes, by Robert Bradley Jr.
— 29 Sep 2016
"This picking of quotes that are convenient for Robert Bradley Jr.'s narrative while ignoring what most climate scientists say is one of the most used rhetorical tools of this piec..
Analysis of “Your Complete Guide to the Climate Debate”
in The Wall Street Journal, by Matt Ridley and Benny Peiser
— 30 Nov 2015
"This article peddles the usual false statements masquerading as opinion that we have been seeing for years, and would not be published by a reputable publisher. Most of the scient..