Peter Frumhoff

Peter Frumhoff is a global change ecologist and serves as chief scientist for the UCS climate campaign. Dr. Frumhoff is an internationally-recognized expert on climate change impacts, climate science and policy, tropical forest conservation and management, and biological diversity. He holds a Ph.D. in Ecology.

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Wednesday, March 29, 2017
The House Science Committee’s Shameful Climate Sideshow
There are a lot of ways one can imagine, in principle, the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology holding a constructive, timely hearing on the state of climate science and its implications for our nation’s climate and energy policies. Such a hearing could, for example, examine the...
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Monday, November 03, 2014
The IPCC’s New Climate Science Guide for the Perplexed Policymaker
It is remarkable how many U.S. elected officials appear to be baffled about climate change these days. Despite the long scientific consensus that emissions of heat-trapping gases from burning fossil fuels and other human activities are driving disruptive changes to Earth’s climate, “I am not a...
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Friday, September 27, 2013
2° C or Not 2° C: Insights from the Latest IPCC Climate Report
n his “To Be or Not to Be” soliloquy, Shakespeare’s Hamlet eloquently presents each of us with an opportunity to wrestle with the timeless question of how to respond to the slings and arrows of life’s outrageous fortunes.
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