At the American Geophysical Union
meeting, Hansen spelled it out: "Not only loss of the Arctic as we know it, with all that implies for wildlife and indigenous peoples, but losses on a much vaster scale due to worldwide rising seas." Many coastal cities--Shanghai, New York, London, and Calcutta, to name a few--will be in peril.
Eos Trans American Geophysical Union
85: Fall meeting suppl., abstract A11A0025.
Local California newspaper the Oakland Tribune recently reported that NASA and University of California (UC) Berkeley scientists revealed earlier this month during an American Geophysical Union
conference that new research finds a reduction in vehicle emissions in the Bay Area over the past 10 years.
Sohl, eds., The Extreme Proterozoic: Geology, Geochemistry and climate: American Geophysical Union
, Geophysical Monography 146, p.
In his review of the book for Eos, the weekly newsletter of the American Geophysical Union
, Elders lamented, "Allowing the sale of this book within the national park was an unfortunate decision." In his opinion, A Different View isn't a work of science; it is religious proselytizing.
At a May 10 hearing, Fred Spilhaus, executive director of the American Geophysical Union
, Washington, D.C., testified in favor of the proposal.
One example: he says "a now famous poll of the members of the American Geophysical Union
and the American Meteorological Society found that 49 per cent of these professionals believe that no anthropogenic warming has taken place ..." That survey is out of date.
Spearheading a pro-evolution coalition that included organizations such as Americans United for Separation of Church, the American Geophysical Union
, Freedom to Read Foundation, and Kansas Citizens for Science, students launched a petition urging state education authorities to uphold the teaching of evolution and other threatened sciences.
The study results are published by the American Geophysical Union
which calls for efforts to curb carbon emissions to prevent further warming.
Sadly, even many professional societies that continue to publish scholarly journals have begun to follow the commercial model (see American Geophysical Union
In 2012, WHOI Senior Scientist Raymond Schmitt was elected a Fellow of the American Geophysical Union
, a special tribute for those who have made exceptional scientific contributions and attained eminence in the Earth and space sciences.