Beyond The Book

STAY INFORMED: Dr. Hansen periodically posts commentary on his recent papers and presentations and on other topics of interest to an e-mail list. Click here to be added to the distribution list. GET INVOLVED: Join people from around the world to speak out about climate change and do what you can to make a difference. … Read more

Storms of My Grandchildren Media

Awards for Storms of My Grandchildren • 2011 Green Book Award from the Center for Science Writings at Stevens Institute for Technology • Royal Society 2010 Prize for Science Books • 2010 Sophie Prize Don’t miss James Hansen on the following television and radio broadcasts. • Planet Green’s “Focus Earth with Bob Woodruff” – air … Read more

James Hansen

Dr. James Hansen, perhaps best known for bringing global warming to the world’s attention in the 1980s when he first testified before Congress, is an adjunct professor at the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences at Columbia University and at Columbia’s Earth Institute, and director of the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies. He has … Read more

Climate Catastrophe Solutions

Science and policy cannot be divorced. —James Hansen   The Science: 350 ppm   Some scientists claim that if we keep the amount of atmospheric carbon dioxide to 450 ppm (parts per million) we should be safe. Dr. James Hansen was once one of them. But over the past several years through his research he … Read more

Storms of My Grandchildren

In Storms of My Grandchildren, Dr. James Hansen—the nation’s leading scientist on climate issues—speaks out for the first time with the full truth about global warming: The planet is hurtling even more rapidly than previously acknowledged to a climatic point of no return. Although the threat of human-caused climate change is now widely recognized, politicians … Read more