Tag: Anthropogenic attribution

Telegraph article on climate change mixes accurate and unsupported, inaccurate claims, misleads with false balance

2019-10-18

“This article is a prime example of false equivalence, putting fringe figures side by side with mainstream scientific findings while failing to distinguish between their respective credibility. It is rife with numerous factual errors and misrepresentations. Anyone unfortunate enough to read it will understand less of the science – as actually appears in peer-reviewed publications and conferences – not more.”


Letter signed by “500 scientists” relies on inaccurate claims about climate science

2019-10-04

SUMMARY This letter presenting a short list of claims about climate change boasts a list of “500 scientists and professionals” who have co-signed it. The claims contradict or misrepresent the evidence uncovered by geoscientists, failing to provide support for its conclusions downplaying the threat of climate change. The letter claims, for example, that climate models ignore … Continued


Commentary in The Australian by Ian Plimer relies on false claims to make its case

2019-05-20

“If you think that potentially causing hundreds of millions of refugees and trillions of dollars in damages is fine because some plants did well in the same conditions millions of years ago when humans weren’t around, then you could support this article.”


Popular “Friends of Science” video promoted by Youtube presents long list of climate myths

2018-12-21

“The video presents a litany of the usual climate denier talking points, none of which hold any water. It is full of outright false claims and does not even shy away from presenting a fake TIME magazine cover that supposedly warned of an ice age. “Friends of Science” is an advocacy group “largely funded by the fossil fuel industry””


Commentary in The Australian ignores evidence and misrepresents research while falsely claiming humans are not responsible for climate change

2017-10-26

“Yet another in the exhausting heap of opinions choosing not to engage with evidence, while still expecting readers to believe inaccurate and baseless claims. It is baffling why publications such as The Australian wish to promote opinions that are both not well-argued and demonstrably not based on fact.”


Analysis of “Wake up, Obama, climate change has been happening forever”

2015-09-10

“the evidence of accelerating glacier melt and retreat in response to manmade warming is crystal clear. Any other conclusion is willfully ignoring the data, the facts, and the conclusions of the entire glaciological community.”