Bill Hooke About the AMS Policy Program

 JAN 28, 2015     TONI KLEMM Dr. Bill Hooke directed the AMS Policy Program from 2000 to 2013.Photo: Toni Klemm The policy arena is not a place many scientists are familiar with and even fewer are trained to work in. To help scientists learn how the political process works, the American Meteorological Society (AMS) runs the AMS … Continue reading Bill Hooke About the AMS Policy Program

A People Story – How “Years of Living Dangerously’ Communicates Climate Change

 APR 12, 2014     TONI KLEMM Harrison Ford This Sunday, Years of Living Dangerously will premiere on the cable network Showtime. Cinematic stars like James Cameron (director, Titanic, Avatar), Jerry Weintraub (producer, Ocean’s 11/12/13) and Arnold Schwarzenegger (actor, Terminator 1/2/3) take on the challenge raising public awareness about the causes and consequences of climate change and global warming. THE … Continue reading A People Story – How “Years of Living Dangerously’ Communicates Climate Change

Book: “Climate Change Evidence & Causes”

 MAR 4, 2014     TONI KLEMM The U.S. National Academy of Sciences and the British Royal Academy teamed up to write “Climate Change Evidence & Causes – An Overview from the Royal Society and the US National Academy of Sciences”, a new book that gives bite-size answers to common questions about climate change and global warming. Leading climate … Continue reading Book: “Climate Change Evidence & Causes”

Modeling the 2000-2012 Global Warming Hiatus

 NOV 12, 2013     TONI KLEMM Global temperature increases have been stalled since 2000. Meanwhile, the extreme summer droughts of 2011 and 2012 left many US farmers in ruins. Most climate models failed to project these phenomena correctly. US researchers now took a new attempt on finding a solution. The hiatus in global warming since the year … Continue reading Modeling the 2000-2012 Global Warming Hiatus