Tagged: Schneider

Living in a warmer world - Hot Topic

Gareth Renowden Mar 03, 2014

This year really has started with a bang. An unusual concatenation of weather extremes — Britain’s stormy and wet winter – the wettest since records began, 250 years ago – the warm winter in Russia and Alaska, drought in California and Australian heatwaves — has caused many people to consider the role that climate change […] … Read More

The Hockey Stick and the Climate Wars - Hot Topic

Bryan Walker Feb 21, 2012

It was clearly never Michael Mann’s wish to be embroiled in the public controversy that has been manufactured by the denial industry around his and his co-authors’ work. He’s a scientist first and foremost, the nine-year-old who wanted to know what it meant to go faster than the speed of light, the high school student [...] … Read More

Preparing for Climate Change - Hot Topic

Bryan Walker Nov 05, 2010

The global climate is changing. The impacts on human society are likely to be very serious. We would be foolish indeed not to plan ahead for coping strategies. Michael Mastrandrea and the late Stephen Schneider have produced a small book setting out what we can best do to be ready for what is in store.  Preparing [...] … Read More

Stephen Schneider 1945-2010 - Hot Topic

Gareth Renowden Jul 20, 2010

Stephen Schneider, one of the world’s most highly regarded and influential climate scientists, died today aged 65. The climate science community has responded with some heartfelt tributes. Real Climate carries a eulogy from Ben Santer which expresses the feelings of Schneider’s colleagues and the recognition he deserves for his understanding, his courage and his concern [...] … Read More

Sceptics face yawning credibility gap - Hot Topic

Bryan Walker Jun 23, 2010

We know that the vast majority of climate scientists support the explanation of anthropogenic climate change set out by the Intergovernmental Panel of Climate Change. That majority is now quantified in the first study of its kind published yesterday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Expert credibility in climate change. “Here, we [...] … Read More