Professor, Swansea University
Expertise: Global trends in wildfires
Hypothesis handle: s.doerr
Qualifying publication(s): see criteria
Breitbart article makes numerous false claims about the impacts of climate change, based on Global Warming Policy Foundation post
in Breitbart, by James Delingpole, Dr. Indur Goklany
— 12 Feb 2021
"The article’s scientific credibility is very low. The author cherry-picks data, makes broad generalizations and characterizations based on incomplete or flimsy reasoning, and re..
Article by Michael Shellenberger mixes accurate and inaccurate claims in support of a misleading and overly simplistic argumentation about climate change
in Forbes, by Michael Shellenberger
— 06 Jul 2020
"Shellenberger’s article promoting his new book “Apocalypse Never” includes a mix of accurate, misleading, and patently false statements. While it is useful to push back agai..
Breitbart article on California fires misleads by omitting explanation of climate’s influence
in Breitbart, by Joel Pollak
— 19 Dec 2017
"The Breitbart article provides a poorly reasoned and misleading view of how climate change has contributed to recent fires in California and the rest of the western USA. The most ..
Climate change, forest management and several other causes contribute to wildfire severity and total area burned in the western United States
“Forest fires are caused by poor management. Not by climate change.”
SOURCE: Anonymous, Facebook
Published: 16 Sep 2020
Climate change is one factor affecting how fires in Australia burn, regardless of whether arsonists or lightning started them
the bushfires [in Australia] were caused by arsonists and a series of lightning strikes, not 'climate change'
SOURCE: Sean Adl-Tabatabai, Thomas D. Williams, NewsPunch, Breitbart
Published: 08 Jan 2020