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Donald F. Boesch: January 2010
President, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Donald F. Boesch: January 2010

Donald F. Boesch, an oceanographer, is president of the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science and Vice Chancellor for Environmental Sustainability for the University System of Maryland.

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A matter of when not if

Don't be confused, the significance of the stolen e-mails and the overstatement of the rapidity of melting of Himalayan glaciers is being overhyped.

By Donald F. Boesch | January 27, 2010; 09:14 AM ET | Comments (24)

Not a partisan issue

The Senate considered bipartisan cap-and-trade legislation by McCain(R)-Lieberman(D) in 2005 and Lieberman(D)-Warner(R) in 2008. Why can't it pass a bipartisan Kerry(D)-Graham(R) cap-and-trade/clean energy bill in 2010?

By Donald F. Boesch | January 23, 2010; 08:35 AM ET | Comments (4)

What happened to global cooling?

I thought I should provide an update of my initial posting on this question based on comments and new developments.Here is a great new video addressing the issue of the recent cold snap. Climate change deniers have in recent years...

By Donald F. Boesch | January 19, 2010; 08:51 AM ET | Comments (1)

Climate change, not change in the weather

Simply stated, weather is what we experience from one day to the next; climate is what we would normally expect. Both vary. Last Thursday the high temperature in Denver was a bone-chilling 14 F, but this Tuesday Denver approached a shirtsleeve-wearing 60 F.

By Donald F. Boesch | January 13, 2010; 09:10 AM ET | Comments (5)

Sooner than you think

The impacts of climate change are not just about a theoretical future, but are already being felt today. The federal report released last June, Global Climate Change Impacts on the United States, documented that increases in heavy downpours, rising temperature...

By Donald F. Boesch | January 7, 2010; 06:45 AM ET | Comments (12)

 
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