Author Archives: David Appell

About David Appell

David Appell is a science writer living in Oregon and a regular contributor to Yale Climate Connections. (E-mail: david@yaleclimatemediaforum.org, Twitter: @davidappell)

The Puzzles Involving Sea Ice at the Poles

‘Science at its best’ is illustrated by climate modelers’ continuing efforts to fully understand the differing changes in Arctic and Antarctic sea ice in a warming climate.

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When Scientists Get Sued

A panel of researchers at the AGU meeting recall legal threats and harassment they’re received for doing their job in science, and offer advice.

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Annual Arctic Report Confirms the Region’s ‘New Normal’

The impacts of a persistent decades-long warming trend remain clearly evident, says NOAA.

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James Hansen Calls for the Light That Only Science Can Provide

‘We are running out of time’ to prevent dangerous global warming, an icon of climate science tells his scientific brethren, while warning the fossil fuel industry that reports of his demise were greatly exaggerated.

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Judith Lean Summarizes Her AGU Lecture

More details from the sparkling AGU lecture by Judith Lean, with her hypothesis that large summer Arctic melts may be influencing winter temperatures in the northern hemisphere.

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An Informative Poster Probes the Limit of Climate Models

There is still much that climate models do not get right, including in regions where climate change is especially important to understand.

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A Great Lecture Is a Thing of Beauty

There is more to climate change than carbon dioxide, and no reason for surface temperatures to track exactly with its atmospheric increase.

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