Professor, University of New South Wales
Expertise: Guest analyst - Physical Meteorology and Atmospheric Climate Dynamics
Article in Business Insider accurately describes results from a study estimating up to 3 billion people could live in much warmer temperatures by 2070
in Business Insider, by Sarah Al-Arshani
— 12 May 2020
The article in Business Insider discusses findings from a study published May, 2020 that projected one to three billion people could live in much warmer climates by 2070, assuming ...
New York Times story highlights the growing number of extremely hot days in a warming world
in The New York Times, by Brad Plumer & Nadja Popovich
— 26 Jun 2017
"The study’s claims all appear to be based on sound, peer-reviewed research. The claims are in line with longstanding predictions and are not cherry-picked or unrepresentative, a..
Analysis of “Stunning new data indicates El Nino drove record highs in global temperatures…”
in Daily Mail, by David Rose
— 02 Dec 2016
This is an incredibly misleading article. It cherry picks a dataset taking measurements 2 miles up in the atmosphere only over land areas that disagrees with the other two datasets...
Analysis of “An Overheated Climate Alarm”
in The Wall Street Journal, by Bjorn Lomborg
— 11 Apr 2016
"Lomborg is using scientific ‘language’ to suggest that climate change will have insignificant health impacts; this goes against a vast body of evidence. The notion that benefi..
Analysis of “Your Complete Guide to the Climate Debate”
in The Wall Street Journal, by Matt Ridley and Benny Peiser
— 30 Nov 2015
"This article peddles the usual false statements masquerading as opinion that we have been seeing for years, and would not be published by a reputable publisher. Most of the scient..
Analysis of “Top 10 Global Warming Lies That May Shock You”
in Forbes, by James Taylor
— 03 Nov 2015
"This article wins the Olympic gold for cherry-picking data, misleading claims, and a long list of scientifically unsupported assertions.
Global warming contributes to increased heat-related mortality, contrary to Bjorn Lomborg’s unsupported claims that climate change is saving hundreds of thousands of lives each year
"Global warming saves 166,000 lives each year"; those claiming that climate change is causing heat-related deaths are wrong because they ignore that the population is growing and becoming older
SOURCE: Bjorn Lomborg, New York Post, Facebook
Published: 15 Sep 2021
Daily Mail claim about 2016 global temperature record is misleading
El Niño drove record highs in global temperatures suggesting rise may not be down to man-made emissions.
SOURCE: David Rose, The Daily Mail
Published: 02 Dec 2016