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News Articles and Interviews

James Hansen, father of climate change awareness, calls Paris talks ‘a fraud’, The Guardian – December 2015

Climate Scientist James Hansen Warns World is on Wrong Track to Prevent Runaway Global Warming (Interview), Amy Goodman of Democracy Now! – December 2015

That’s heavy: Climate-change warnings include rising seas and wild weather shifts. But giant flying boulders?, by Chris Mooney of the Washington Post – November 2015

World’s Largest Petroleum Companies Call Youth’s Landmark Climate Lawsuit “a Direct Threat to [Their] Businesses”; Our Children’s Trust – November 2015

Bridging the Geezer-Young Person Gap to Drive Climate Change Solutions; by Ellen Moyer Ph.D., Huffington Post – August 2015
Hillary Clinton’s climate change plan ‘just plain silly’, says leading expert; The Guardian – July 2015
Dr. James Hansen gives his idea to curb climate change on Fareed Zakaria GPS; CNN’s Fareed Zakaria GPS – July 2015
James Hansen: Carbon Fee and Dividend Needed; Democrat & Chronicle – April 2015
Victory over climate change; Rochester City Newspaper – April 2015
Climate pioneer James Hansen reflects on working with Van Allen;  Iowa Now – October 2014
Hansen on climate change: Tax is practical step to take;   Des Moines Register- October 2014
Distinguished Alum speaks on energy;  The Daily Iowan – October 2014
Young People Inheriting a Situation That’s “Out of Their Control”;  Iowa Public Radio – October 2014
James E Hansen Adjunct Professor Columbia Univ Earth Institute On next steps for effective climate change policies;  The Hays Advantage – September 2014 (starting at 13:17)
Antarctic Melt And Calls For Action; On Point with Tom Ashbrook- May 2014
Youths Sue U.S. Government Over Climate Inaction; Aljazeera America- May 2014
EarthFix Conversations: Former NASA Scientist Hansen’s Climate Change Solutions; Oregon Public Broadcasting – March 2014
Hansen’s Climate Science and Advocacy Project Under Way; Science Magazine-February 2014
James Hansen and Colleagues Offer Evidence for a Disruptive Call to Action; PLOS ONE blog – December 2013
What We Owe Our Kids On Climate; CNN – December 2013
James Hansen to Lead New Program on Climate Science and Policy; Earth Institute – September 2013