Irene Brox Nilsen
Researcher, Norwegian Water Resources and Energy Directorate
Expertise: Hydrology, Floods, Snow, Land--atmosphere interactions, Climatology, Trends
Qualifying publication(s): see criteria
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..
Telegraph article on climate change mixes accurate and unsupported, inaccurate claims, misleads with false balance
in The Telegraph, by Sarah Knapton
— 18 Oct 2019
"This article is a prime example of false equivalence, putting fringe figures side by side with mainstream scientific findings while failing to distinguish between their respective..
USA Today story accurate but lacks clarity regarding timescales over which warming could be underestimated
in USA Today, by Doyle Rice
— 10 Jul 2018
"An accurate and balanced article that gives readers a good flavour of the research but the reference to “Earth’s history” might confuse some when it otherwise refers to the ..
Daily Mail correctly reports that climate change leads to more severe heatwaves, but explanation of recent weather is off the mark
in Daily Mail, by Joe Pinkstone
— 07 Jul 2018
"Mostly this article is accurate in its reporting of the recent heat over North America and Eurasia. However, there are a few misleading statements, including the headline, that ex..