Dr. James E. Hansen

Climate Science, Awareness and Solutions Program
Earth Institute
Columbia University
475 Riverside Drive
New York, NY 10115 USA

Other Publications

Publications listed on this page are not peer-reviewed. Many are opinion pieces which appeared in the editorial sections of newspapers.


  • August 14: OK, US government see you in court. Op-ed in the Boston Globe.


  • October 26: Washington can lead on climate change by passing I-732. Op-ed in the Seattle Times.
  • May 16: Canadian Common Sense: Petition #e297. Op-ed in HuffPost.
  • April 28: Mr. Buffett's Ark. Op-ed in HuffPost.
  • March 22: What You Need to Know About the Irreparable Harm of Climate Change. Op-ed in HuffPost.
  • March 2: Reonal Climate Change and National Responsibilities. Op-ed in HuffPost.


  • April 4: Keystone XL: The pipeline to disaster. Op-ed in the Los Angeles Times.


  • Nov. 29: Climate change is happening now — a carbon price must follow. Op-ed in The Guardian.
  • May 9: Game Over for the Climate. Op-ed in The New York Times.


  • Nov. 3: The Price of Change. Op-ed in South China Morning Post.
  • Apr. 5: Obama's Second Chance on the Predominant Moral Issue of this Century. Op-ed on Huffington Post.
  • Mar. 11: Only a carbon tax and nuclear power can save us. Op-ed in The Australian.


  • Dec. 8: Storms of My Grandchildren. Book published by Bloomsbury, 304 pp.
  • Dec. 7: Cap and fade. Op-ed in The New York Times.
  • Nov. 29: Is there any real chance of averting the climate crisis? Op-ed in The Observer p. 26.
  • June 22: A Plea to President Obama: End Mountaintop Coal Mining. Op-ed on Environment360.


  • March: Tipping point: Perspective of a climatologist. In State of the Wild 2008-2009: A Global Portrait of Wildlife, Wildlands, and Oceans. W. Woods, Ed. Wildlife Conservation Society/Island Press, pp. 6-15.
  • Jan. 2: The wrong choice for Massachusetts. Op-ed in The Boston Globe.


  • July 28: Climate catastrophe. New Scientist, 195, no. 2614, pp. 30-34.
  • May 7: Why we can't wait. The Nation, May 7.
  • Mar. 12: Special interests are the one big obstacle. Op-ed in The Times of London.


  • Nov./Dec. Swiftboating, stealth budgeting, and unitary executives. World Watch.
  • July 13: The threat to the planet. New York Review of Books 52, no. 12, pp. 12-16.


  • March: Defusing the global warming time bomb. Scientific American 290, no. 3, pp. 68-77.


  • Aug. 1: Can we defuse the global warming time bomb? naturalScience.

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