Andrew Dessler

Texas A&M University

Guest

Professor in the Department of Atmospheric Sciences at Texas A&M University and author of The Science and Politics of Global Climate Change: A Guide to the Debate; former Senior Policy Analyst in the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (2000)

 

Andrew Dessler on KCRW

Climate change denial has been overtaken by observable facts — like the rapid melting of ice sheets that will increase ocean levels worldwide.

The Climate Is Changing while Politics Stays the Same

Climate change denial has been overtaken by observable facts — like the rapid melting of ice sheets that will increase ocean levels worldwide.

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Record-high temperatures were recorded in at least 168 US cities yesterday, and today is expected to get even hotter.

Climate Change: Is the US Fiddling while It Burns?

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"Climate is gone." Those are the words of political strategist Karl Rove reassuring shale-gas developers there is no longer a need to worry about new laws against greenhouse pollution.

Climate Change: The US versus the Rest of the World

"Climate is gone." Those are the words of political strategist Karl Rove reassuring shale-gas developers there is no longer a need to worry about new laws against greenhouse pollution.

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