Sara Vicca

Postdoctoral research fellow, University of Antwerp

Expertise: Terrestrial ecosystems, Extremes, Carbon cycle, Biogeochemistry

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publication   http://www.nature.com/articles/srep28269

ARTICLES REVIEWED

CNN accurately covers latest IPCC report

in CNN, by Brandon Miller

— 19 Jan 2019

This CNN story covered the October release of the IPCC's "Global Warming of 1.5 °C" report. The report, which was requested by governments during the 2015 Paris Agreement negotiat...

Investor’s Business Daily editorial misrepresents study to claim plants will prevent dangerous climate change

in Investors' Business Daily, by Investors' Business Daily editors

— 12 Apr 2018

"Our nitrogen study does not detract from the urgency of the climate problem, nor the unequivocal evidence of the role of carbon pollution in causing global climate change. The cli..

Commentary in The Australian ignores evidence and misrepresents research while falsely claiming humans are not responsible for climate change

in The Australian, by Ian Plimer

— 26 Oct 2017

"Yet another in the exhausting heap of opinions choosing not to engage with evidence, while still expecting readers to believe inaccurate and baseless claims. It is baffling why pu..

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

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