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.
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.
Denialism and the 'Scientific Consensus': Naomi Oreskes' Attacks on Nuclear Energy and GMOs Expose Deep Divide Among Environmentalists
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.