• GUEST EDITORIAL (September 12, 2012): “The Curse of Creativity.”  Ilan Kelman, CICERO, Norway

Global Warming: Stakeholders can’t see the forest for the trees.

January 27, 2012 | 5 Comments

Each tree represent an organization or perspective about the climate change issue. Without looking at the big picture — climate change as a global phenomenon — one’s views are distorted by what is going on…

Insight into the American Election Re-Cycle

January 06, 2012 | 3 Comments

I was listening to election results on the radio recently and a phrase caught my attention. The commentator said that the Iowa caucus in the first week of 2012 was the beginning of the 2012…

A Cynical Optimist’s View of CO2

December 13, 2011 | 1 Comment

– An interview with Mickey Glantz From an Email interview on climate change; what is needed to cope with greenhouse gas emissions. In late November 2011, I was asked by a reporter from a foreign…

Whose Flood is it Anyway?

December 07, 2011 | No Comments

Floods occur on the earth’s surface in scores of different locations every year. Some cause minor damage, while others can be labeled blockbuster events. For example, consider two major flood episodes from 2011: the tens…

True Believers and Naysayers – Durban, S. Africa

December 02, 2011 | No Comments

Views on climate change negotiations converge at COP17 – Durban, South Africa The views of those setting up the COP 17 event in South Africa, many negotiators and skeptics’ seem to have converged. Generally speaking,…