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Dr. James Hansen

James Hansen

Dr. James Hansen is director of NASA's Goddard Institute for Space Studies and adjunct professor in the department of earth and environmental sciences at Columbia University. He was the first scientist to warn the US Congress of the dangers of climate change and writes here as a private citizen. Hansen is the author of "Storms of My Grandchildren: The Truth About the Coming Climate Catastrophe and Our Last Chance to Save Humanity."

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Climate Change Is Happening Now – A Carbon Price Must Follow

The extreme weather events of 2012 are what we have been warning of for 25 years, but the answer is plain to see

James Hansen ·


Climate Change is Here — and Worse Than We Thought

NASA's James Hansen, the 'Godfather of Global Warming,' says earlier predictions "too optimistic"

James Hansen ·


Game Over for the Climate

The science of the situation is clear — it’s time for the politics to follow

James Hansen ·




Am I an Activist for Caring About My Grandchildren's Future? I Guess I Am

Concerted action to tackle climate change will happen only if the public demands it for the sake of future generations

James Hansen ·

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