22 Jul '11, 10pm

Dot Earth: Living With the Greenhouse Effect

Discover Magazine ran my first long story on climate in October 1988. “Living with the greenhouse effect” was the subtitle of my October, 1988, cover story for Discover Magazine — my first lengthy exploration of the science pointing to a growing human influence on climate. The cover line on the piece, which followed a scorching summer across much of the country, was, “This summer was merely a warmup.” So much for warmups. The summer of 2011 is emblematc of the new climatological norms that are emerging as conditions neatly echo longstanding projections of the consequences of steadily raising the concentration of heat-trapping greenhouse gases. [July 23, 9:05 a.m. | Updated Here's a related Times piece on the particular conditions in play in the nation's current heat wave and a great post by Richard Black of the BBC on climate extremes and perceptions .] Re-read what Jim Ha...

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Dot Earth: Living With the Greenhouse Effect

dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com 22 Jul '11, 10pm

Discover Magazine ran my first long story on climate in October 1988. “Living with the greenhouse effect” was the subtitle...

Living With the Greenhouse Effect

dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com 22 Jul '11, 10pm

Discover Magazine ran my first long story on climate in October 1988. “Living with the greenhouse effect” was the subtitle...

Living With the Greenhouse Effect

dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com 22 Jul '11, 10pm

Discover Magazine ran my first long story on climate in October 1988. “Living with the greenhouse effect” was the subtitle...

Some climate hawks choose words more wisely. On...

dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com 22 Jul '11, 10pm

Discover Magazine ran my first long story on climate in October 1988. “Living with the greenhouse effect” was the subtitle...

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Infographic: Where do greenhouse gases come from?

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