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Dr. James E. Hansen

Climate Science, Awareness and Solutions Program
Earth Institute
Columbia University
475 Riverside Drive
New York, NY 10115 USA
E-mail: jeh1@columbia.edu

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Monthly Temperature Update

"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 Storms of My Grandchildren (see LA Times review) 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 Storms are also provided.

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Recent Scholarly Publications

  • Hansen, J., M. Sato, P. Kharecha, K. von Schuckmann, D. Beerling, J. Cao, S. Marcott, V. Masson-Delmotte, M.J. Prather, E.J. Rohling, J. Shakun, and P. Smith, 2016: Young people burden: requirement of negative CO2 emissions, Earth Syst. Dynam. Discuss., doi:10.5194/esd-2016-42. Version 2 (March 17, 2017) on arXiv.
  • Cao, J, A. Cohen, J. Hansen, R. Lester, P. Peterson and H. Xu , 2016: China-U.S. cooperation to advance nuclear power. Science, 353, 547-548. doi: 10.1126/science.aaf7131. Get a PDF from Scholarly Publications page
  • Taylor, L.L., J. Quirk, R.M.S. Thorley, P.A. Kharecha, J. Hansen, A. Ridgwell, M.R. Lomas, S.A. Banwart, D.J. Beerling, 2016: Enhanced weathering strategies for stabilizing climate and averting ocean acidification. Nature Climate Change, 6, 402-406. doi:10.1038/nclimate2882.
  • Hansen, J., M. Sato, P. Hearty, R. Ruedy, et al., 2016: Ice melt, sea level rise and superstorms: evidence from paleoclimate data, climate modeling, and modern observations that 2°C global warming could be dangerousa Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 3761-3812. doi:10.5194/acp-16-3761-2016.
  • Hansen, J. & M. Sato, 2016: Regional Climate Change and National Responsibilities Environ. Res. Lett. 11 034009 (9 pp.), doi:10.1088/1748-9326/11/3/034009.

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