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Climate Sensitivity

In Putting A Price On Carbon, What We Don't Know Could Kill Us

Steve Zwick | Posted 05.18.2017 | Green
Steve Zwick

This story first appeared on Ecosystem Marketplace The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) pegs the social cost of carbon at roughly $40 per ton...

Scientists Pinpoint Areas Most Sensitive To Climate Change

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 02.19.2016 | Science

The prairie regions of central Asia and North America, rainforests in Central America and South America, and eastern Australia all have one thing in c...

Release of Fifth Assessment on Climate Change Underway

Bill Chameides | Posted 11.27.2013 | Green
Bill Chameides

The report does not contain any bombshells. The topline message is consistent with what we've read in previous assessments: global warming is real, is largely due to human activities.

Climate Sensitivity Revisited

Bill Chameides | Posted 03.12.2013 | Green
Bill Chameides

When it comes to projecting the future, we are pretty much flying blind. We know it's going to get warmer but remain pretty fuzzy on how much warmer and how fast.

Climate Change: The Human Factor Factored In

Bill Chameides | Posted 09.24.2012 | Green
Bill Chameides

We live in the natural world and in some respects are at the mercy of the weather and therefore the climate. And so the climate-human system can have some pretty serious "self-corrections" built into it.

The Clouds Are Falling, the Clouds Are Falling

Bill Chameides | Posted 05.01.2012 | Green
Bill Chameides

Does a new study lend support to Richard Lindzen's "iris effect" hypothesis?