Dr. James E. Hansen
475 Riverside Drive
New York, NY 10115 USA
“Storms of My Grandchildren”, by James Hansen
On the webpage “Updating the Climate Science: What Path is the Real World Following?”, Drs. Makiko Sato and James Hansen update figures in the book Storms of My Grandchildren (see LA Times review) and present updated graphs and discussion of key quantities that help provide understanding of how climate change is developing and how effective or ineffective global actions are in affecting climate forcings and future climate change. A few errata in Storms are also provided.
Near Future Presentations
- Mar. 1 (Sat): Short film and keynote address. The 32nd Annual Public Interest Environmental Law Conference , University of Oregon School of Law, Eugene, Oregon, 4-6 p.m.
- Apr. 10 (Thur): Tenant Farming to White House Arrests: A Scientific Perspective on the Unfolding Climate Crisis”. Emily Asplundh Concert Hall, West Chester University, West Chester, PA, 7:30 p.m.
- Apr. 15 (Tues): “Can We Avert the Unfolding Climate Crisis?” to the wide MIT community (in the afternoon/early evening)
- Apr. 16 (Wed): “Ice Sheet Melt, Sea Level and Storms” to MIT Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Science Department, 4 p.m.
Dr. Hansen periodically posts commentary on his recent papers and presentations and on other topics of interest to an e-mail list. To receive announcements of new postings, please click here.
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Recent Scholarly Publications
Hansen, J., P. Kharecha, M. Sato, V. Masson-Delmotte, et al., Assessing “Dangerous Climate Change”: Required Reduction of Carbon Emissions to Protect Young People, Future Generations and Nature. PLOS ONE, 8, e81468.
Hansen, J., M. Sato, G. Russell, and P. Kharecha, 2013: Climate sensitivity, sea level, and atmospheric carbon dioxide. Phil. Trans. R. Soc. A, 371, 20120294, doi:10.1098/rsta.2012.0294.
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Other Recent Publications
Apr. 4, 2013: Keystone XL: The pipeline to disaster. Op-ed in the Los Angeles Times.
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February 2014: Symposium on a New Type of Major Power Relationship: Presentation given at Counsellors Office of the State Council, Beijin, China on Feb. 24.
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December 2013: Minimizing Irreversible Impacts of Human-Made Climate Change: Presentation given at AGU Fall Meeting on Dec. 12.
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September 2012: A New Age of Risk: Presentation given at Columbia University on Sep. 22.
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Recent TV Appearance
in Recent News
December 2012: Discussion at Climate One about Superstorm Sandy and Carbon Pricing.
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