Andy Extance

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How a beer bottle helped reveal rapid past climate change

According to Willi Dansgaard “A sophisticated experimental set-up on the lawn became the beginning of a new field in geophysics.” Credit: Centre for …

How ocean data helped reveal the climate beast

Wally Broecker’s famous quote on display at California Academy of Sciences. Image copyright: Jinx McCombs, used via Flickr Creative Commons …

The model scientist who fixed the greenhouse effect

Syukuro (“Suki”) Manabe in the 1960s at Princeton University, New Jersey, where he taught from 1968-1997. He was working on weather prediction in …

Fighting for useful climate models

• This is part two of a two-part post. Read part one here.<p>Princeton University’s Suki Manabe published his latest paper in March this year, 58 years …

The witness who collided with government on climate

• This is part two of this profile. Read part one here.<p>Jim Hansen giving testimony at a US Congressional hearing in 1988, where he’d declare 99% …