Robert Kopp

Rutgers University

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Climate scientist, geobiologist and climate policy wonk, Robert Kopp is a professor in the Department of Earth & Planetary Sciences at Rutgers University and co-author of Economic Risks of Climate Change: An American Prospectus.

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It's been a month since President Trump said he'd withdraw America from the Paris climate accord.

Do we need to be 'scared straight' on climate change?

It's been a month since President Trump said he'd withdraw America from the Paris climate accord.

from To the Point

It's been a month since President Trump said he'd withdraw America from the Paris climate accord.

Do we need to be 'scared straight' on climate change?

It's been a month since President Trump said he'd withdraw America from the Paris climate accord.

from To the Point

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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