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Erika Spanger-Siegfried

Erika Spanger-Siegfried

Erika Spanger-Siegfried is a senior analyst in the Climate and Energy program at the Union of Concerned Scientists.

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Take It From Climate Scientists: "Don't Look Up" Is Damning—But Not Nearly Damning Enough

I come from a team of climate scientists, analysts and advocates. For us, “Don’t Look Up” was both like pulling teeth to watch and air-punchingly validating.

Erika Spanger-Siegfried ·


Climate Crisis: Failure Is Not an Option on Reconciliation

Our failure to pass this test doesn’t mean failing a class, it means—and this is not hyperbole—an end to the world as you and I know it.

Erika Spanger-Siegfried ·


The Climate Decade: A Global Crisis Unveiled, a Global Movement Unleashed

Together we’ve felt grief as bad news mounted, rage as monied interests blocked the world’s efforts to save itself and, as climate denial made a political comeback at home, we’ve felt at times like the mythical Cassandra, cursed to tell the truth and never be believed.

Erika Spanger-Siegfried ·


The Miraculous Hope of Climate Realists

Today, the only thing we need to ask of ourselves is, whether it’s defeating the fossil fuel industry, winning pro-climate elections, defending climate science, or getting out in the streets in demonstration, that we’re still in

Erika Spanger-Siegfried ·


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