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Dr James Hansen: Bending the curves on coronavirus and climate change

Coronavirus experience has educated the public about scientific concepts that are relevant to climate change.  ‘Delayed response’ – days and weeks for Coronavirus, decades and centuries for climate change –  makes both problems difficult and dangerous.  Delayed response, in a system that has amplifying feedbacks, can lead to exponential response that is difficult to control. […]

April 16th

James Hansen: The pace of global warming is accelerating (and that’s even more bad news)

Climate models indicate that at least a weak El Nino will begin this (Northern Hemisphere) winter; observations show that warming in the tropical Pacific has begun. This implies that the current La Nina minimum global temperature has bottomed out and the 12-month running mean global temperature will begin to rise during the next few months. Global temperature minima […]

October 16th