Since the day he spoke, not a single month’s temperatures have fallen below the 20th-century average for that month. Half the world’s population is now too young to have lived through the last colder-than-average month, February 1985.Hansen is retiring on Wednesday. I'm trying to think of a predecent for the position he's occupied and the influence he's had, but nobody comes to mind. He's played a unique role in a unique time.
Monday, April 01, 2013
James Hansen: A Unique Role in a Unique Time
From the New York Times, referring to James Hansen's June 1988 testimony to Congress:
Posted by David Appell at 4/01/2013 05:17:00 PM