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”

Extreme Science Porn But Where Are The Social Scientists?

 AUG 11, 2013     CARINA WYBORN I wrote this post after attending the National Adaptation Forum in Denver, where over 500 academics, advocates and practitioners came together to talk about the state of climate adaptation in the US. One night the screened James Balog’s ‘Chasing Ice’ an inspiring piece of extreme adventure science porn. The film is … Continue reading Extreme Science Porn But Where Are The Social Scientists?

Leaking of the IPCC’s 5th Assessment Report and The Philosophy of Publishing

 JAN 21, 2013     WINSLOW HANSEN Photo: IPCC As the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change prepares to release its fifth assessment report, they asked for reviewers to read the draft and comment. Nearly anyone can sign up as and “expert reviewer” as long as they agree to confidentiality. In early December, one reviewer by the name of … Continue reading Leaking of the IPCC’s 5th Assessment Report and The Philosophy of Publishing