Ted Letcher

Research Scientist, Cold Regions Research and Engineering Lab

Expertise: Regional Climate, Snow, Climate Feedbacks

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publication   http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/JCLI-D

ARTICLES REVIEWED

New York Times story accurately describes Rio Grande’s climate context

in The New York Times, by Henry Fountain

— 31 May 2018

"The issue of water resource management in the western US and how it fits within a changing climate is extremely complex and spans many disciplines from climatology to hydrology to..

New York Times’ “straightforward answers” to common climate questions are accurate, too

in The New York Times, by Justin Gillis

— 28 Sep 2017

This article in The New York Times serves as a primer by briefly answering seventeen basic questions about the cause and consequences of—and possible solutions to—climate chang...

Scientists explain what New York Magazine article on “The Uninhabitable Earth” gets wrong

in New York Magazine, by David Wallace-Wells

— 12 Jul 2017

"While it is clear that ongoing warming of the global climate would eventually have very severe consequences, the concept of the Earth becoming uninhabitable within anywhere near t..

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..

CLAIMS REVIEWED

Global warming has not “ceased”, as Heartland Institute report falsely claims

CLAIM
"global warming ceased around the end of the twentieth century and was followed (since 1997) by 19 years of stable temperature"

SOURCE: Craig Idso, Robert Carter, S. Fred Singer, Heartland Institute, 2016

VERDICT