Climate change is a complex issue that affects us all, and it is important to consider all perspectives and viewpoints. If you are skeptical about the scientific evidence, I would encourage you to take a look at the peer-reviewed research papers and documents that I have provided in this article. These studies, conducted by reputable scientists and published in respected journals, provide a solid foundation of scientific evidence that supports the reality of human-caused climate change.
Politics or no-politics, the importance are factual datasets and research, and the intent is not to blindly believe what IPCC says, however, the information they spread should give each individual enough points to dive in and research themselves. Although, the reports that IPCC publishes are widely accepted in the scientific community as they are based on solid scientific evidence.
It’s also important to acknowledge that there may be different opinions and views on climate change and it’s impacts, but it is essential to base our understanding and actions on robust scientific evidence, rather than opinions or emotions. I invite you to review the facts and evidence presented here, and to consider the potential consequences if we fail to take action to address climate change.
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Important Publications, Journals, Research Papers, Documents, and Citations to read
These sources provide detailed scientific evidence and explanations of climate change, including the causes and impacts of global warming, and the role of human activities such as burning of fossil fuels, deforestation and industrial processes in driving the Earth’s temperature up. They also provide clear explanations of the scientific consensus on climate change, and the overwhelming majority of scientists around the world who support the idea that human activities are the primary cause of climate change. Read it completely and then phrase your opinion. Each title is a link to view and read the artifact.
These research papers provide detailed scientific evidence of the ongoing global warming, and the human activities that are driving it, such as the burning of fossil fuels and deforestation, and the increase of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere. They also provide clear explanations of the scientific consensus on climate change, and the overwhelming majority of scientists around the world who support the idea that human activities are the primary cause of climate change.
It is important to consult reputable sources and scientific evidence to understand the issue of climate change, and avoid misinformation and conspiracy theories that are not supported by scientific evidence.
How credible these scientists and academicians are?
The scientists listed in this table possess strong academic backgrounds and many of them have received significant awards and recognition for their work. They possess a doctorate degree from reputable universities and have made significant contributions to the field of atmospheric science, meteorology, and climate science. Some of them have received Nobel prize, National Medal of Science, MacArthur Fellowship, Blue Planet Prize and other prestigious awards. Here are the details about them:
|Awards and recognition
|Svante Arrhenius was a Swedish scientist, He received his doctorate from Uppsala University in 1884.
|He received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1903, The Royal Society of Sciences in Uppsala’s C. J. Schönberg Memorial Prize (1898), The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences’ Guldmedaljen (1897)
|T. C. Chamberlin
|T. C. Chamberlin was an American geologist and meteorologist, He received his degree from Beloit College in 1879.
|He received the Penrose Medal from the Geological Society of America (1926), The Wollaston Medal from the Geological Society of London (1929), The Bigsby Medal from the Geological Society of London (1886)
|Vilhelm Bjerknes was a Norwegian meteorologist and oceanographer
|He received the Symons Gold Medal from the Royal Meteorological Society (1913), The Order of St. Olav (1917), The Royal Society’s Hughes Medal (1924), the first International Meteorological Organization Prize (1948)
|Guy Stewart Callendar
|Guy Stewart Callendar was a British engineer and inventor, He received his degree in engineering from London University.
|He received fellow of the Royal Society (1939), The Symons Gold Medal from the Royal Meteorological Society (1955), The first International Meteorological Organization Prize (1958), The first International Meteorological Organization Prize (1958)
|Hans Suess was an Austrian-American chemist and geochemist. He received his doctorate in chemistry from the University of Vienna in 1935.
|Hans Suess received the Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement (1984), The National Academy of Sciences’ Membership (1962), The American Geophysical Union’s Climate Change Research Award (1990)
|Gilbert N. Plass
|Gilbert N. Plass was a Canadian-American physicist and meteorologist. He received his doctorate in physics from the University of Toronto in 1949.
|The Jule G. Charney Award from the American Meteorological Society (1981), The American Geophysical Union’s Roger Revelle Medal (1994)
|Roger Revelle was an American oceanographer. Roger Revelle received his doctorate in oceanography from the University of California, Berkeley in 1936.
|Roger Revelle received the National Medal of Science (1991), The Royal Society of London’s Fellowship (1958), The American Geophysical Union’s Roger Revelle Medal (1996)
|Charles David Keeling was an American geochemist, He received his doctorate in chemistry from the University of Chicago in 1956.
|He received the National Medal of Science (2003), The Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement (1991), The Royal Society of London’s Fellowship (1995)
|Charles A. S. Hall
|A Professor Emeritus of Energy and Environmental Systems at the State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry. He is known for his work on the thermodynamics and energetics of natural systems, particularly in relation to the impact of human activity on the environment.
|He has received the Leopold Leadership Fellowship (2003-2004), The E. O. Wilson Award for Biodiversity from the American Institute of Biological Sciences (2009), The Lifetime Achievement Award from the International Society for Industrial Ecology (2015)
|Jule G. Charney
|Jule Gregory Charney was an American meteorologist, He received his doctorate in meteorology from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1948.
|He received the American Meteorological Society’s Carl-Gustaf Rossby Research Medal (1977), The National Academy of Sciences’ Membership (1962), The American Geophysical Union’s Jule G. Charney Award (1982)
|Stephen H. Schneider
|Stephen Henry Schneider was an American climatologist, He received his doctorate in mechanical engineering and plasma physics from Columbia University in 1971.
|He received the National Medal of Science (2010), The Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement (1989), The American Geophysical Union’s Roger Revelle Medal (1990)
|John Theodore Houghton was a British atmospheric physicist, He received his doctorate in physics from Imperial College London in 1957.
|He received the Royal Society’s Fellowship (1982), The National Academy of Sciences Membership (1994), The American Geophysical Union’s Roger Revelle Medal (2000)
|Camille Parmesan is an American ecologist, She received her doctorate in ecology and evolutionary biology from Cornell University in 1995.
|Camille Parmesan received the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (2000), The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Newcomb Cleveland Prize (2008), The American Ecological Society’s Eminent Ecologist Award (2020)
|Gary Yohe is an American economist, He received his doctorate in economics from the University of California, Berkeley in 1975.
|Gary Yohe was awarded the American Economic Association’s John Kenneth Galbraith Award (2018), The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Climate Science Award (2019), The Lifetime Achievement Award from the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (2019)
|James E. Hansen
|James Edward Hansen is an American climatologist, He received his doctorate in physics from the University of Iowa in 1967.
|He received the American Meteorological Society’s Carl-Gustaf Rossby Research Medal (1998), The Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement (2011), The Heinz Award in the Environment (2007)
|Thomas P Whorf is an American chemist, he received his doctorate in chemistry from University of California, Berkeley
|John F.B. Mitchell
|John F.B. Mitchell is a British Meteorologist, He received his doctorate in meteorology from Imperial College London in 1971.
|The Royal Society’s Guy Medal in Bronze (1986), The Royal Geographical Society’s Founder’s Medal (1992), The American Geophysical Union’s Roger Revelle Medal (2000)
|David E. Parker is a British meteorologist, He received his doctorate in meteorology from the University of Reading in 2002.
|Benjamin D. Santer
|Benjamin David Santer is an American atmospheric scientist, He received his doctorate in climatology from the University of East Anglia in 1989.
|American Meteorological Society’s Jule G. Charney Award (2000), American Geophysical Union’s Roger Revelle Medal (2008), The American Association for the Advancement of Science’s AAAS Award for Scientific Freedom and Responsibility (2003)
|Erich M. Fischer
|Erich M. Fischer is a Swiss Climate Scientist, He received his doctorate in atmospheric science from the ETH Zurich in 2008.
|The European Geosciences Union’s Outstanding Young Scientists Award (2011), The Swiss Academy of Sciences’ Arnold Sommerfeld Prize (2015), The European Geosciences Union’s Vladimir V. Kattsov Early Career Climate Scientist Award (2018)
|Reto Knutti is a Swiss Climate Scientist, He received his doctorate in atmospheric science from the ETH Zurich in 1999.
|The European Geosciences Union’s Outstanding Young Scientists Award (2008), The European Geosciences Union’s Vladimir V. Kattsov Early Career Climate Scientist Award (2010), The Swiss Academy of Sciences’ Arnold Sommerfeld Prize (2013)
All of the scientists captured above have strong academic backgrounds Their work is a testament to their credibility and expertise in the field. Also, they have been working on this field for a long time, and the awards they received are the recognition of their expertise and hard work.
Other important links to refer and educate yourself on Climate Change
The scientific community has been diligent in its efforts to understand and document the causes and impacts of this phenomenon. In this regard, various organizations and agencies have published reports, statements and assessments that provide a comprehensive understanding of the state of the climate and the evidence supporting human-caused climate change.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has recently released their Annual 2022 Global Climate Report, which includes the latest data and analysis on the state of the climate. The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) has also emphasized the importance of understanding the Earth’s climate and weather through their mandate on the topic of climate change.
Leading organizations such as the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the Royal Society, the National Academy of Sciences, and the American Meteorological Society have affirmed their stance on climate change and have published reports and provided a wide range of resources on the topic. NASA provides key information on various climate indicators and the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has published several assessments on the physical science basis of climate change and the findings of the IPCC Working Group I.
Similarly, numerous reputable organizations and agencies have extensively studied and understood the issue of climate change.
Closing Note: Climate Change and Humans
Based on the links that I have provided, I do not find any contradicting information from one citation to another. The studies that I have shared are all consistent in their findings that human activities, particularly the burning of fossil fuels and the resulting increase in greenhouse gases in the atmosphere, are driving ongoing global warming.
However, the scientific understanding of climate change is an ongoing and evolving process. As more research is conducted and new data becomes available, scientists may update their understanding of the mechanisms and impacts of climate change. The links provided from different time periods also reflect the evolution of scientific understanding of climate change, from early observational studies identifying the correlation between the increase of CO2 in the atmosphere and the warming of the Earth’s surface, to more recent studies that provide more detailed understanding of the regional and global impacts of climate change, and the attribution of extreme weather events.
The research papers I have shared are focused on different aspects of climate change and its impacts, some papers may focus on the detection and attribution of climate change, others may focus on specific impacts such as changes in the frequency of extreme temperature events, changes in distribution of fish or the attribution of observed surface humidity changes to human influence.
All the papers and documents that I have shared provide a solid scientific evidence of ongoing global warming and the role of human activities in driving it.
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