James Hansen & Climate Danger in the ‘Hyper-Anthropocene’ Age

Here the two concluding sections of J. Hansen et alii‘s paper: Ice melt, sea level rise and superstorms: evidence from paleoclimate data, climate modeling, and modern observations that 2 ◦C global warming is highly dangerous. You can find the whole paper, footnotes, bibliography & figures here. (…) 7 The Anthropocene The Anthropocene (Crutzen and Stoermer, 2000), the era in which humans have contributed to global climate change, is usually assumed to … Read more James Hansen & Climate Danger in the ‘Hyper-Anthropocene’ Age

James Hansen on the Need for Copenhagen to Fail

‘We don’t have a leader who is able to grasp [the issue] and say what is really needed. Instead we are trying to continue business as usual,’ says James Hansen. Photograph: Gareth Fuller/PA”] The following interview with James Hansen was conducted by Suzanne Goldenberg, US environment correspondent for the Guardian and published in that newspaper on 2 December. Check out the Guardian’s version here, as it contains much more … Read more James Hansen on the Need for Copenhagen to Fail