Jean-François Exbrayat

Post-doctoral Research Fellow, The University of Edinburgh

Expertise: Terrestrial biogeochemistry, Land surface modelling

Details:

   Website

hypothesis   Hypothesis handle: jfexbrayat

Qualifying publication(s): see criteria

publication   onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2015GL063497/a

ARTICLES REVIEWED

Analysis of “Thanks to climate change, the Arctic is turning green”

in The Washington Post, by Chris Mooney

— 04 Jul 2016

"The article reports about recent evidence that terrestrial ecosystems are 'greening' in response to human activities, principally the increasing atmospheric CO2 concentration. The..

Analysis* of Pope Francis’ Encyclical Laudato Si

in Vatican.va, by Pope Francis

— 22 Jun 2015

"The evidence presented in support of the anthropogenic footprint of environmental problems in general and climate change in particular was overall accurate and relevant. "

CLAIMS REVIEWED

In CNN interview, William Happer misleads about the impact of rising carbon dioxide on plant life

CLAIM
"there's this myth that's developed around carbon dioxide that it's a pollutant […] Carbon dioxide is a perfectly natural gas, it’s just like water vapor, it’s something that plants love."

SOURCE: William Happer, CNN, 22 April 2017

VERDICT