Author Archives: Bruce Lieberman

About Bruce Lieberman

Bruce Lieberman is a freelance writer covering science and environmental topics. He has more than 20 years experience in the news business. (E-mail: bruce@yaleclimateconnections.org, Twitter: @brucelieberman1)

Forget About That 2-Degree Future

The opportunity to limit the rise in average global temperatures this century to 2 degrees Celsius above pre-Industrial levels — corresponding to a CO2 atmospheric concentration of 450 ppm — has pretty much slipped away, says climate scientist Robert Watson.

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Researchers: Get Ready for More Wild Fires

Climate models presented at AGU meeting project drier conditions and increased fire risk across the U.S. in coming decades.

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Colorado Drought, California Floods and Sandy

Scientists at AGU 2012 discuss new insights into weather phenomena, and the degree to which a warming climate may shape them.

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The Long Road Toward Climate Literacy

Learning the ABCs of climate change requires more than the right science, educators at the AGU meeting in San Francisco say. New teaching methods, better understanding of science are also needed.

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California’s New Cap-and-Trade Program … Potential Global Model

‘Golden State’ pursues ‘Goldilocks’ economy and environment in challenging climate as world looks on for what could become global model.

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Second of a two-part series

Media Opinion Pages Take Pulse of Nation’s 2012 Summer Anomalies

Part II on editorials and opinion columns on 2012 weather anomalies covers media in the South, the Great Lakes and Midwest regions, and the West.

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First of a two-part series

Media Opinion Pages Take Pulse of Nation’s 2012 Summer Anomalies

Editorial and opinion writers in news media throughout the northeastern U.S. and the Mid-Atlantic region used the 2012 spring and summer months — and the wildfires and heat waves that characterized them — to express a range of views on [...]

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