John Cook

John Cook

Creator of Skeptical Science, research fellow in climate communication at the Global Change Institute, University of Queensland.

Recent Articles

New research, February 5-11, 2018

A selection of new climate related research articles is shown below. The Figure is from paper #61. John's new paper 1. Deconstructing climate misinformation to identify reasoning errors "Misinformation can have significant societal consequences. For example, misinformation about climate change has…
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New research, January 22-28, 2018

A selection of new climate related research articles is shown below. The figure is from paper #30. Climate change 1. Whole Atmosphere Simulation of Anthropogenic Climate Change "The basic result was that even as the lower atmosphere gradually warms, the…
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New research, January 15-21, 2018

A selection of new climate related research articles is shown below. The figure is from paper #63. Climate change mitigation 1. Does replacing coal with wood lower CO2 emissions? Dynamic lifecycle analysis of wood bioenergy "Because combustion and processing efficiencies for…
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New research, January 8-14, 2018

A selection of new climate related research articles is shown below. The Figure is from paper #30. Climate change impacts Impacts to mankind 1. Structural property losses from tornadoes in Florida 2. Evaluating Efficacy of Landsat-Derived Environmental Covariates for Predicting…
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Flaws of Lüdecke & Weiss

Once again a paper that looks at solar-climate connection turns out to be deeply flawed. It contains bad methodology, bad result handling, bad conclusions, and a biased reference list. Data handling process of Lüdecke & Weiss (2018). A few months…
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New research, January 1-7, 2018

A selection of new climate related research articles is shown below. The figure is from paper #20. Climate change 1. Climate Change on Newfoundland and Labrador Shelves: Results From a Regional Downscaled Ocean and Sea-Ice Model Under an A1B Forcing…
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The Key To Slowing Global Warming

We all know that global warming is causing climate change characterised by increasingly severe weather events which damage property, destroy food crops and is likely to have catastrophic effects with multi metre sea level rise later this century. Strong winds…
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New research, December 25-31, 2017

A selection of new climate related research articles is shown below. Climate change mitigation 1. Renewable technologies in Karnataka, India: jobs potential and co-benefits "We show that enhancing green economy offers benefits that include the creation of jobs, but also…
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