Author Archives: Richard C.J. Somerville

Richard Somerville: Concerns of a Climate Scientist

“What concerns me most about climate change now is the stark contrast between the apathy of the public and the troubling facts that we climate scientists have established and that President Obama clearly recognizes,” says climate scientist Richard Somerville. “We have … Continue reading

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Somerville Part 2: Six public guidelines for recognizing and rejecting junk climate science and disinformation

“Unfortunately, the world needs to take firm action about the threat of man­made climate change within the next decade,” says climate scientist Richard C. J. Somerville. “Realistically, there may be no chance to educate the general public in depth about … Continue reading

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Somerville Part 1: Better climate science education a task that “will take many years at best”

Widespread public ignorance of the science of climate and climate change results from a failure in science education, says atmospheric scientist Richard C. J. Somerville. In “How Much Should the Public Know About Climate Science?” – an editorial comment in … Continue reading

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