Associate Professor, University of Utah
Expertise: Forests, Drought, Climate extremes, Ecology
Hypothesis handle: anderegg
Qualifying publication(s): see criteria
Global Warming and fire suppression practices boost wildfires in the US West, as correctly reported in The Atlantic
in The Atlantic, by Robinson Meyer
— 11 Sep 2017
"The article provides an excellent summary of how rising air temperatures are leading to drier conditions and more fire activity among forests in parts of the western United States..
The Daily Wire makes wild claims about climate change based on no evidence
in The Daily Wire, by Joseph Curl
— 09 May 2017
"The article contains little to no rational treatment of observational data, but relies on heavily biased secondhand interpretation... Even the title is based on a lie. There is no..
The Telegraph publishes false information about Arctic climate
in The Telegraph, by Christopher Booker
— 09 May 2017
"This article suffers from a common error in reasoning. The author focuses on individual “snapshots” of the state of the climate while ignoring the long-term trends. Those tren..
Analysis of “The Phony War Against CO2”
in The Wall Street Journal, by Rodney Nichols and Harrison Schmitt
— 03 Nov 2016
"The article speaks about scientific questions under an "opinion" banner—as if questions about the role of CO2 in the Earth system could be a matter of opinions. For the major fi..
Analysis of “…in many ways global warming will be a good thing”
in The Telegraph, by Bjorn Lomborg
— 09 May 2016
"This article presents a highly biased view of global warming, only presenting the “positive” aspects of it. As the author is criticizing media doing the opposite (always showi..
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"This article peddles the usual false statements masquerading as opinion that we have been seeing for years, and would not be published by a reputable publisher.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.