He's famed climatologist James Hansen, whose new research strengthens the case for climate action.
Like the grains of sand in an hour glass, 400 grains now sit at the bottom of the glass while just five grains remain at the top. The Earth's 400 ppm of atmospheric CO2 is a stark reminder of how little time we have left to act on climate and end our dependency on fossil fuels.
The planet is warming at an unprecedented pace not experienced in the past 1000 years. That's according to NASA. That means that it is "very unlikely" that global warming will stay within the 1.5 degrees Celsius limit set by nations last December.
Photo credit: Cookies and Milk by Dayland Shannon I thought about that when I read a recent paper by James Hansen and his
Controversial new research explains why increasing global temperatures could be more dangerous than we thought.
The "father of global warming" has a dire warning for people living in hot, tropical locales.
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Oreskes' blanket dismissal of crop biotechnology because of fears of potential collateral consequences--without detailing any actual reality-based dangers--is a classic tactic wielded by anti-modernists, from Ehrlich to Friends of the Earth and Center for Food Safety.
President Barack Obama, seeking to shape his legacy, said that COP 21 makes the United States, which did not ratify the earlier
Such radical gyrations in the climate are already causing unseen suffering and hardship for countless of the earth's inhabitants. Millions of people have been displaced from their homes or lost their livelihoods as a result of one degree of warming.
Naomi Oreskes and Hypocrisy. Using the Same Tactics to Attack Nuclear Power That She Criticizes in Merchants of Doubt
Naomi Oreskes is cherry-picking and distorting scientific evidence to cloud the public understanding of scientific facts to advance a political agenda.