Willem Huiskamp

Postdoctoral research fellow, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research

Expertise: Oceanography, Southern Hemisphere Climate, Southern Annular Mode, Paleoclimate reconstructions

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Qualifying publication(s): see criteria

publication   https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00382-0

ARTICLES REVIEWED

The Australian publishes “deeply ill-informed” opinion on climate by Ian Plimer

in The Australian, by Ian Plimer

— 09 Aug 2018

"This article is an amalgamation of logical fallacies, misleading talking points, and downright factually incorrect statements regarding the physics of the climate system. Every ta..

USA Today story accurate but lacks clarity regarding timescales over which warming could be underestimated

in USA Today, by Doyle Rice

— 10 Jul 2018

"An accurate and balanced article that gives readers a good flavour of the research but the reference to “Earth’s history” might confuse some when it otherwise refers to the ..

CLAIMS REVIEWED

Ian Plimer wrongly claims that carbon dioxide emissions do not cause climate change

CLAIM
"there is no relationship between temperature and carbon dioxide emissions by ­humans[...] carbon dioxide has had a minuscule effect on global climate"

SOURCE: Ian Plimer, The Australian, 7 Aug. 2018

VERDICT