Just What Is the New York Climate Summit?

By: Dr. Ricky Rood, 4:10 AM GMT on September 24, 2014

Just What Is the New York Climate Summit?

Added on September 24, 2014: Here is a video with interviews made by Bard MBA Students during the march.

By all accounts the People’s Climate March in New York stands as a great success. I see in the comments a few of you made it to the march. (New York Times Report) If you send me links to your blogs I will post them here – or, guest blog with photos? I also heard a report of a raucous good time ...

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Updated: 1:34 AM GMT on September 25, 2014

Climate Change Problem Solving at Michigan

By: Dr. Ricky Rood, 5:57 PM GMT on September 20, 2014

Climate Change Problem Solving at Michigan

At the University of Michigan a group of graduate students founded and manage the Michigan Journal of Sustainability. The Journal aims to foster transdisciplinary communication by publishing timely, innovative, stimulating, and informative articles that translate scholarly research on systemic sustainability problems into useful formats for practitioners and policy makers. The Journal focuses on three areas: (1) ...

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Milestone susceptibility: Living Openly with Our Climate

By: Dr. Ricky Rood, 4:17 AM GMT on September 11, 2014

Milestone susceptibility: Living Openly with Our Climate

This is my 300 th blog, which is a milestone of some sort. By say, the standards of Jeff Masters, that's not very many. My first blog was at the release of the 2007 IPCC report. I managed to write more than one per week. I’m not sure I evolved to what Wunderground wanted, but as Jeff once told me I definitely developed a style of my own. There was a while, there, that what Jeff and I wrote w...

Updated: 12:58 PM GMT on September 11, 2014

Climate Case Study: California Drought (2)

By: Dr. Ricky Rood, 2:23 PM GMT on September 02, 2014

Climate Case Study: California Drought (2)

In my last blog I explored the current California drought as a climate case study. In my climate case studies I focus on interconnections, for example, how weather and climate influence jobs and behavior. This helps us expose the connections, the management strategies and the policies that are effective or absent. The stresses of climate change will generally amplify the threats due to these events with the exp...

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Updated: 12:44 AM GMT on September 03, 2014

Climate Case Study: California Drought (1)

By: Dr. Ricky Rood, 10:58 PM GMT on August 22, 2014

Climate Case Study: California Drought (1)

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Avoiding Beardogs

Thank you for the responses about online courses from the last blog. In addition to the blog comments, I got some emails. I welcome more comments and emails.

Some years ago I went to Agate Fossil Beds National Monument in Western Nebraska. There are amazing fossil sites all over the Great Plains, from dinosaurs to mammoths. Though we never see the two toget...

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Updated: 11:44 PM GMT on August 24, 2014

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I'm a professor at U Michigan and lead a course on climate change problem solving. These articles often come from and contribute to the course.