Henning Åkesson

Postdoctoral researcher, Stockholm University and Bolin Centre for Climate Research

Expertise: Glaciers, Ice sheets, Paleoclimate

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Qualifying publication(s): see criteria

publication   https://www.the-cryosphere.net/11/281/2017/

publication   https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/feart

ARTICLES REVIEWED

Grist article on an “Ice Apocalypse” mostly accurate, but doesn’t make the likelihood of that apocalypse clear enough to readers

in Grist, by Eric Holthaus

— 28 Nov 2017

"The article has a bias, emphasizing the high end scenarios of ice sheet behavior, avoiding scrutiny of model assumptions. The concept of marine ice cliff instability and how unusu..

CLAIMS REVIEWED

Blaze article badly misrepresents study of Greenland’s Jakobshavn Glacier

CLAIM
"[O]ne of the previously fastest shrinking glaciers in the world is growing again, calling into question the narrative that rapid climate change [...] poses a significant threat to the existence of the human race"

SOURCE: Chris Enloe, The Blaze, 26 March 2019

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