Articles tagged with: Drought
PragerU video on climate change repeats a range of misleading claims by Steven Koonin
in PragerU, by Steve Koonin
— 29 Nov 2021
"The author of this video, Dr. Steven Koonin, says he is following the scientific reports published by the UN and US government, but by subtly changing wording and choosing not to ..
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..
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..
Analysis of “From extreme drought to record rain: Why California’s drought-to-deluge cycle is getting worse”
in Los Angeles Times, by Paige St. John and Rong-Gong Lin II
— 14 Apr 2017
"The article is accurate and highlights the challenges that California’s water resource managers are facing due to climate change. There are some issues with differentiating natu..
Analysis of “Hillary Clinton Boards The Climate Crisis Train To Nowhere”
in Forbes, by Roy Spencer
— 29 Oct 2016
"The article is inaccurate in several places and conveys that one must choose between solving immediate problems, such as poverty, and long-term risks such as climate change. We ca..
More than 75 percent of the Amazon rainforest is losing resilience, as described by the Washington Post
More than 75 percent of the rainforest is losing resilience; More than half of the rainforest could be converted into savanna in a matter of decades
SOURCE: Sarah Kaplan, Washington Post
Published: 15 Mar 2022
Water scarcity in a changing climate: will drought get worse with warming?
— 20 May 2022
"The thing to remember is that drought is a very complex phenomenon. For one, drought is not just precipitation. Drought is also soil moisture and streamflow. This is an important ..