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January 12, 2023:
Global Temperature in 2022
December 22, 2022:
Earth's Energy Imbalance and Climate Response Time
December 13, 2022:
"Global Warming in the Pipeline" on arXiv
September 22, 2022:
August Temperature Update, a "Thank you" and Biden's Report Card.
August 25, 2022:
July Temperature Update: & A Turning Point
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Scientific Reticence: A Threat to Humanity and Nature. Jim Hansen/Pam Pearson/Philip Duffy press conference at COP-23 in Bonn, Germany on 10 November.
Nuclear Power? Are Renewables Enough? Michael Shellenberger/Jim Hansen press conference at COP-23 in Bonn, Germany on 8 November.
Video for "Young People's Burden"
Sophie Sez #3: $1,000 for you - and a better world for your children.
Sophie Sez #2: Obama Missed A Golden Opportunity - but We Can Still Win!
Go to older video Recent Scholarly Publications
Hansen, J., 2021: Foreword: Uncensored science is crucial for global conservation
Beerling, D.J., E.P. Kantzas. M.R. Lomas, P. Wade, R.M.
Eufrasio, P. Renforth, B. Sarkar, M.G. Andrews, R.H. James, C.R. Pearce,
J.-F. Mercure, H. Pollitt, P.B. Holden, N.R. Edwards, M. Khanna, L.
Koh, S. Quegan, N.F. Pidgeon, I.A. Janssens, J. Hansen, and S.A.
Banwart, 2020: Potential for large-scale CO2 removal via enhanced rock weathering with croplands, Nature 583, 242-248, doi:10.1038/s41586-020-2448-9.
Rye, C.D., J.Marshall, M. Kelley, G. Russell, L.S. Nazarenko, Y. Kostov, G.A.Schmidt, and J. Hansen,
2020: Antarctic Glacial Melt as a Driver of Recent Southern Ocean Climate Trends, Geophysical Research Letters 47, 11, doi: 10.1029/2019GL086892.
von Schuckmann, K., L. Cheng, M.D. Palmer, J. Hansen et al., 2020: Heat stored in the Earth system: where does the energy go?, Earth System Science Data 12, 2013-2041, doi:10.5195/essd-12-2013-2020.
Miller, D.H. and J.E. Hansen, 2019: Why Fee and Dividend Will Reduce Emissions Faster Than Other Carbon Pricing Policy Options, OurEnergyLibrary,
Response to the Request for Information from the United States House of
Representatives Select Committee on the Climate Crisis.
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April 11, 2022:
Nuclear power must be part of New York's energy solution, Commentary in Albany Times Union.
September 8, 2021:
A carbon tax is key to addressing the climate crisis -- and carbon dividends could get Congress to support one, Op-ed with Jonathan Marshall in the Boston Globe.
June 1, 2021:
Biden should impose a carbon fee immediately, Op-ed with Daniel M. Galpern in the Boston Globe.
September 9, 2020:
A socially and environmentally just way to flight climate change. Op-ed with Daniel H. Miller in the Boston Globe.
October 10, 2019:
Fueling the next Rim fire, Op-ed with Chad Hanson in LA Times.
Go to older popular publications "Storms of My Grandchildren", by James Hansen
On the webpage
"Updating the Climate Science: What Path is the Real World Following?",
Drs. Makiko Sato and James Hansen update figures in the book
(see Storms of My Grandchildren )
and present updated graphs and discussion of key quantities that help provide understanding of
how climate change is developing and how effective or ineffective global actions are in affecting
climate forcings and future climate change. A few errata in LA Times review Storms are also provided.
February 29, 2012:
Why I Must Speak Out About Climate Change:
Presentation given at TED 2012 at Long Beach, California.
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Aerosol Effects on Climate & Human Health: Urgent Research Needs
Presentation in Xi'an, China at AGU-CAS Meeting.
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Young People's Burden: Averting Climate Disaster:
Presentation in Bonn, Germany, at COP-23.
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How Can Young People Take Charge of Their Future?
Video taken at Williams College, MA on March 8
Climate Change and Energy: How Can Justice Be Achieved for Young People and Nature?:
Presentation given in Beijing, China on Dec. 22
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Symposium on a New Type of Major Power Relationship:
Presentation given at Counsellors Office of the State Council, Beijing, China on Feb. 24.
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Go to older presentations TV and Radio Appearance
April 7, 2017: TED Radio Hour:
What Makes A Scientist Take A Stand?.
December 4, 2015: Amy Goodman interview in Paris
July 26, 2015: 1 p.m. CNN's Fareed Zakaria GPS
June 20, 2022
: Robinson, To stop climate change, regulate carbon as a toxic substance
June 16, 2022
: Harvey, Greenhouse gases must be legally phased out, US scientists argue
June 23, 2018
: Gillis, A Prophet of Doom Was Right About the Climate
New York Times
June 20, 2018
: Kolbert, Listening to James Hansen on Climate Change, Thirty Years Ago and Now
New Yorker : Sinclair, Judgment on Hansen's '88 climate testimony: 'He was right' [Video]
Yale Climate Connections
June 19, 2018
: Milman, Ex-Nasa scientist: 30 years on, world is failing 'miserably' to
address climate change
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