Kerry Emanuel

Professor of Atmospheric Science, MIT

Expertise: Tropical Climate, Hurricanes

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Qualifying publication(s): see criteria

publication   http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/JAS-D-

publication   http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/BAMS-D

publication   http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2013MS0

ARTICLES REVIEWED

Analysis of “Hillary Clinton Boards The Climate Crisis Train To Nowhere”

in Forbes, by Roy Spencer

— 29 Oct 2016

"The article is inaccurate in several places and conveys that one must choose between solving immediate problems, such as poverty, and long-term risks such as climate change. We ca..

Analysis of “…in many ways global warming will be a good thing”

in The Telegraph, by Bjorn Lomborg

— 09 May 2016

"This article presents a highly biased view of global warming, only presenting the “positive” aspects of it. As the author is criticizing media doing the opposite (always showi..

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

Sea level rise is accelerating, and with it the risk associated with coastal storm surge, contrary to claim in Forbes

CLAIM
"Sea level rise, which was occurring long before humans could be blamed, has not accelerated."

SOURCE: Roy Spencer, Forbes, 25 Oct. 2016

VERDICT