James E. Hansen


Dr. James Hansen, formerly Director of the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies, is an Adjunct Professor at Columbia University’s Earth Institute, where he directs the Program on Climate Science, Awareness and Solutions. He was trained in physics and astronomy in the space science program of Dr. James Van Allen at the University of Iowa. His early research on the clouds of Venus helped identify their composition as sulfuric acid. Since the late 1970s, he has focused his research on Earth’s climate, especially human-made climate change. Dr. Hansen is best known for his testimony on climate change to congressional committees in the 1980s that helped raise broad awareness of the global warming issue. He was elected to the National Academy of Sciences in 1995 and was designated by Time Magazine in 2006 as one of the 100 most influential people on Earth. He has received numerous awards including the Carl-Gustaf Rossby and Roger Revelle Research Medals, the Sophie Prize and the Blue Planet Prize. Dr. Hansen is recognized for speaking truth to power, for identifying ineffectual policies as greenwash, and for outlining actions that the public must take to protect the future of young people and other life on our planet.

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Global warming in the pipeline

James E. Hansen
Makiko Sato
Leon Simons
Larissa S Nazarenko
Isabelle Sangha
Pushker Kharecha
James C. Zachos
Karina von Schuckmann
Norman G. Loeb
Matthew B. Osman
Qinjian Jin
George Tselioudis
Eunbi Jeong
Andrew Lacis
Reto Ruedy
Gary Russell
Junji Cao
Jing Li

Potential for large-scale CO2 removal via enhanced rock weathering with croplands

David J. Beerling
Euripides P. Kantzas
Mark R. Lomas
Peter Wade
Rafael M. Eufrasio
Phil Renforth
Binoy Sarkar
M. Grace Andrews
Rachael H. James
Christopher R. Pearce
Jean-Francois Mercure
Hector Pollitt
Philip B. Holden
Neil R. Edwards
Madhu Khanna
Lenny Koh
Shaun Quegan
Nick F. Pidgeon
Ivan A. Janssens
James Hansen
Steven A. Banwart

Heat stored in the Earth system: where does the energy go?

Karina von Schuckmann
Lijing Cheng
Matthew D. Palmer
James Hansen
Caterina Tassone
Valentin Aich
Susheel Adusumilli
Hugo Beltrami
Tim Boyer
Francisco José Cuesta-Valero
Damien Desbruyères
Catia Domingues
Almudena García-García
Pierre Gentine
John Gilson
Maximilian Gorfer
Leopold Haimberger
Masayoshi Ishii
Gregory C. Johnson
Rachel Killick
Brian A. King
Gottfried Kirchengast
Nicolas Kolodziejczyk
John Lyman
Ben Marzeion
Michael Mayer
Maeva Monier
Didier Paolo Monselesan
Sarah Purkey
Dean Roemmich
Axel Schweiger
Sonia I. Seneviratne
Andrew Shepherd
Donald A. Slater
Andrea K. Steiner
Fiammetta Straneo
Mary-Louise Timmermans
Susan E. Wijffels

Future climate change under RCP emission scenarios with GISS ModelE2

L. Nazarenko
G. A. Schmidt
R. L. Miller
N. Tausnev
M. Kelley
R. Ruedy
G. L. Russell
I. Aleinov
M. Bauer
S. Bauer
R.. Bleck
V. Canuto
Y. Cheng
T. L. Clune
A. D. Del Genio
G. Faluvegi
J. E. Hansen
R. J. Healy
N. Y. Kiang
D. Koch
A. A. Lacis
A. N. LeGrande
J. Lerner
K. K. Lo
S. Menon
V. Oinas
J. Perlwitz
M. J. Puma
D. Rind
A. Romanou
M. Sato
D. T. Shindell
S. Sun
K. Tsigaridis
N. Unger
A. Voulgarakis
M.-S. Yao
Jinlun Zhang

Configuration and assessment of the GISS ModelE2 contributions to the CMIP5 archive

Gavin A. Schmidt
Max Kelley
Larissa Nazarenko
Reto Ruedy
Gary L. Russell
Igor Aleinov
Mike Bauer
Susanne E. Bauer
Maharaj K. Bhat
Rainer Bleck
Vittorio Canuto
Yong-Hua Chen
Ye Cheng
Thomas L. Clune
Anthony Del Genio
Rosalinda de Fainchtein
Greg Faluvegi
James E. Hansen
Richard J. Healy
Nancy Y. Kiang
Doroth Koch
Andy A. Lacis
Allegra N. LeGrande
Jean Lerner
Ken K. Lo
Elaine E. Matthews
Surabi Menon
Ron L. Miller
Valdar Oinas
Amidu O. Oloso
Jan P. Perlwitz
Michael J. Puma
William M. Putman
David Rind
Anastasia Romanou
Makiko Sato
Drew T. Shindell
Shan Sun
Rahman A. Syed
Nick Tausnev
Kostas Tsigaridis
Nadine Unger
Apostolos Voulgarakis
Mao-Sung Yao
Jinlun Zhang