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Category Archives: Commentary
Media coverage of the devastating Philippines typhoon – and how the public over time digests that news — will shape any lasting climate policy impact. Best advice for now? Don’t hold your breath anticipating a quick policy response.
Advance preparation can reduce some risks associated with disasters by making planning a part of development aid. It’s a classic case of ‘Pay me now, or pay me [lots more] later.’
Some commentaries offer valuable insights on the significance of tomorrow’s initial release from IPCC of its Fifth Assessment Report. Rewards will go to those finding likely nuggets of gold in the report and in commentary on it over coming weeks [...]
The seemingly overnight morphing from investigative journalist to partisan P.R. practitioner may be the underlying journalism ‘back story’ behind the headline-grabbing National Security Agency ‘leak’ … or, as some prefer, ‘whistle blowing.’
In the second of his two-part posting, veteran Denver broadcast meteorologist Mike Nelson outlines how he reached his views on human-caused climate change.
Veteran Denver broadcast meteorologist Mike Nelson outlines his views on human-caused climate change and does so ‘at some peril’ given the pushback he frequently encounters. Reposted with light edits and with permission of the author.
Don’t look for retiring NASA/Goddard climate scientist to disappear into a well deserved retirement. In the most important ways … Jim Hansen isn’t going anywhere.