Professor, Maynooth University
Expertise: Temperature datasets, Climatology
Hypothesis handle: peterthorne
Qualifying publication(s): see criteria
Breitbart article falsely claims that measured global warming has been “fabricated”
in Breitbart, by James Delingpole
— 11 Jul 2017
"In a cursory attempt at both reporting and climate science, the author glibly highlights a document heavy on accusation and light on reasoned engagement with fact. Implying nefari..
Former Prime Minister Tony Abbott wrongly claims Australia has warmed far less than data show
"unadjusted data suggests that temperatures in Australia have only increased by 0.3 degrees over the past century, not the 1 degree usually claimed"
SOURCE: Tony Abbott, Global Warming Policy Foundation, 9 Oct 2017
Daily Mail inflates data handling disagreement between scientists; makes unsupported “manipulation” accusation
"world leaders were duped into investing billions over manipulated global warming data"
SOURCE: David Rose, Daily Mail, 4 Feb. 2017