• Past generations created a climate crisis for Millennials and Generation Z. Today marks 30 years of inaction

    5 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    On June 23, 1988, NASA climate scientist James Hansen told the US Senate it was time to acknowledge that climate change was happening and take action to limit its effects.
    Thirty years later, the world has continued to burn fossil fuels faster and faster, cranking planet-warming carbon dioxide levels higher than they've been for millions of years.
    Without taking action soon, it'll cost future generations trillions to try to deal with the problem.
    Exactly 30 years ago, James Hansen, the director of NASA's Institute for Space Studies, told the US Senate that the question of the day - whether...
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  • A famous scientist first warned Congress about climate change exactly 30 years ago today. James Hansen wishes he'd been wrong

    A famous scientist first warned Congress about climate change exactly 30 years ago today. James Hansen wishes he'd been wrong

    5 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    James Hansen, a NASA climate scientist, thrust climate change into the public spotlight 30 years ago in front of a Senate committee.
    Hansen says we've failed to address the problem in the three decades since.
    But he's not giving up. Along with his granddaughter, Hansen is a plaintiff in a case that is putting the onus on the federal government to solve the problem .
    Thirty years ago today, NASA climate scientist James Hansen gave a Senate committee a dire warning: the Earth's temperature was rising, and humans were to blame.
    "'It is time to stop waffling so much and say that the evidence...
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