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State of emergency for planet earth

Written By: - Date published: 9:00 am, July 22nd, 2017 - 52 comments

Climate scientists: Our conclusion that the world has overshot appropriate targets is sufficiently grim to compel us to point out that pathways to rapid emission reductions are feasible.

Hansen on climate change

Written By: - Date published: 8:04 am, June 4th, 2011 - 36 comments

Visionary climate change scientist James Hansen recently toured New Zealand, giving several public lectures.  Here’s a quick summary, and a link to the podcast of the talk he gave at the University of Otago.  As expected, it’s an excellent talk, with some fascinating suggestions about what we the people need to do.  Interesting also to get Hansen’s take on Nick Smith…

Hansen calls for Key to lead on climate change

Written By: - Date published: 8:32 pm, May 25th, 2011 - 71 comments

Visionary climate change scientist James Hansen has written an open letter to John Key.

James Hansen and other talks

Written By: - Date published: 3:04 pm, May 16th, 2011 - 47 comments

James Hansen was among the first to raise the alarm about climate change, and is sometimes called “the father of climate change science” for his trouble. He’s currently in New Zealand, and had an excellent interview last Saturday with Kim Hill on RNZ.  Click through for a schedule of his public lectures, and also two “Dark Ecologies” talks.

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