Nathanael Melia

Postdoctoral research fellow, University of Reading

Expertise: Arctic shipping, Arctic sea ice, Climate variability, Climate predictions

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Qualifying publication(s): see criteria

publication   http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2016GL0

publication   http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1748-932

publication   https://www.the-cryosphere.net/9/2237/2015/

ARTICLES REVIEWED

New York Times accurately covers 2017 record low Arctic winter sea ice extent

in The New York Times, by Henry Fountain

— 16 Jan 2018

"The article accurately reports on the state of Arctic sea ice at the annual maximum (in March) and its causes, and gives an insightful discussion as to the implications. There is ..

Conservative Tribune post falsely claims cancelled Arctic research cruise is evidence against climate change

in Conservative Tribune, by Benjamin Arie

— 16 Jan 2018

"Repeating a version of a debunked argument against climate change science, this biased and misleading political article states that the cancellation of an Arctic research cruise d..

CLAIMS REVIEWED

President Trump’s claim of growing ice does not reflect reality

CLAIM
"The ice caps were going to melt. They were going to be gone by now, but now they're setting records"

SOURCE: Donald Trump, ITV, 28 Jan. 2018

VERDICT