Postdoctoral researcher, Jet Propulsion Laboratory/California Institute of Technology
Expertise: Global sea level, Regional sea level, Solid-earth processes
Hypothesis handle: thomas.frederikse
Qualifying publication(s): see criteria
Wall Street Journal article repeats multiple incorrect and misleading claims made in Steven Koonin’s new book ’Unsettled’
in The Wall Street Journal, by Mark P. Mills
— 03 May 2021
Scientists who reviewed the article found that it builds on a collection of misleading and false claims. For instance, Koonin states that “Greenland’s ice sheet isn’t shrinki...
Story on congressman’s incorrect claims about sea level rise could have corrected them more explicitly
in Science Magazine, E&E News, by Scott Waldman
— 22 Jan 2019
"The comments from the members of the Committee suffer from severe inaccuracies and misconceptions, and citations of the invited climate scientist mostly address those issues. In ..
Washington Post article accurately describes latest estimate of accelerating Antarctic ice loss
in The Washington Post, by Chris Mooney
— 15 Jun 2018
"The article presents the results of the study accurately, and uses multiple comments from scientists both involved and not-involved in the study to highlight the key findings. Som..
Rates of global sea level rise have accelerated since 1900, contrary to bloggers’ claims
“there has not been a long-term distinctive change in sea level rise rates in the last 120 years”
SOURCE: Pierre L. Gosselin, Kenneth Richard, NoTricksZone, Watts Up With That?
Published: 15 Jan 2021
Global data contradict claim of no acceleration in sea level rise
The long-term tide gauge datasets are all in agreement that there is no acceleration
SOURCE: Willis Eschenbach, Watts Up With That?
Published: 01 Apr 2020
Sea levels rose faster in the past century than in previous time periods
Sea level rise has been slow and a constant, pre-dating industrialization
SOURCE: Thomas Lifson, American Thinker
Published: 12 Mar 2020
Sea levels have risen throughout the 20th century, contrary to claim in online articles
Scientists were caught 'adjusting' sea level data to create false impression of rising oceans
SOURCE: Vicki Batts, James Delingpole, Signs of the Times, Breitbart
Published: 20 Feb 2020
Photo meme of Sydney Harbour incorrectly claims no sea level rise has occurred
Unprecedented climate change has caused sea level at Sydney Harbour to rise approximately 0.0 cm over the past 140 years.
SOURCE: Anonymous, Facebook post
Published: 28 Oct 2019