Monthly Archives: October 2013

More on Our Commitment to Global Environmental Change and its Impacts on Us

On September 25th, I discussed the recent publication in Science by Dr. Solomon Hsiang and colleagues reporting direct causal effects of climate change on levels of human aggression in society, and I noted the growing range of types of evidence that the changes we are causing are having many, varied and ramifying effects on our … Continue reading »

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Like deer in the headlights – responses to the IPCC 5th Assessment of climate change

I’ve waited a few days since the IPCC released the first portion of what will become its 5th Assessment Report on September 27th.  I wanted to see how this news was going to be received around the world.  The response is much as I had anticipated and feared, we are like deer in the headlights. … Continue reading »

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