Assistant Professor, University of Southern California
Expertise: El Nino, Past climates, Statistics, Climate modeling, Oceanography
Hypothesis handle: elnino
Qualifying publication(s): see criteria
Analysis of “U.S. scientists officially declare 2016 the hottest year on record. That makes three in a row.”
in The Washington Post, by Chris Mooney
— 19 Jan 2017
"The article accurately conveys the US agencies' declaration of 2016 as the hottest year on record. It provides some good background material on why the agencies' numbers differ sl..
Analysis of “2015 Was Not Even Close To Hottest Year On Record”
in Forbes, by James Taylor
— 22 Jan 2016
"This article makes startlingly inaccurate claims about the earth’s surface and satellite temperature records, as well as attempts to ascertain the earth’s temperatures over th..
Analysis of “2015 Was Hottest Year in Historical Record, Scientists Say”
in The New York Times, by Justin Gillis
— 21 Jan 2016
The article accurately covers the news that the global surface temperature of the planet in 2015 has set a new record, well above any previous measurement.
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"This article peddles the usual false statements masquerading as opinion that we have been seeing for years, and would not be published by a reputable publisher.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..
Analysis of “El Niño, explained: Why this year’s could be one of the strongest on record”
in Vox, by Brad Plumer
— 21 Aug 2015
"This is a great article on the current El Niño and explainer on how El Niños often affect global climate, as well as regional climates around the world... A nice explainer from ..