Frances Moore

Assistant Professor, University of California Davis

Expertise: Economics, Social cost of carbon, Agricultural impacts, Adaptation

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ARTICLES REVIEWED

Breitbart article makes numerous false claims about the impacts of climate change, based on Global Warming Policy Foundation post

in Breitbart, by James Delingpole, Dr. Indur Goklany

— 12 Feb 2021

"The article’s scientific credibility is very low. The author cherry-picks data, makes broad generalizations and characterizations based on incomplete or flimsy reasoning, and re..

The Atlantic accurately reports on study of the economic impacts of continued climate change in the US

in The Atlantic, by Robinson Meyer

— 03 Jul 2017

This story in The Atlantic by Robinson Meyer describes a new study on the distribution of economic impacts that result from continued climate change in the United States. The study...

CLAIMS REVIEWED

CO2 can increase plant growth in greenhouses while also negatively affecting ecosystems and human societies

CLAIM
CO2 is a plant nutrient...it’s not a pollutant that threatens human civilization. If CO2 was so terrible for the planet, then installing a CO2 generator in a greenhouse would kill the plants.

SOURCE: Mike Adams, Natural News

Published: 19 Mar 2020

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