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Board Letter ASU Wrigley Institute News

February 26, 2016

james hansen wearing brown hat and navy blazerJames Hansen, legendary for perceiving the threat of catastrophic climate change during his long career as NASA’s chief climatologist, delivered a Wrigley Lecture in February 2016 detailing the latest climate-change developments. He was also a speaker at the GreenBiz University conference, presented in partnership with The Sustainability Consortium and the Walton Sustainability Solutions Initiatives.

Hansen, a professor at the Columbia University Earth Institute, talked about how current policies are falling short, and what he thinks will work. He spoke about his plan for a carbon fee, calling it the only viable way to move away from fossil fuels that contribute to man-made climate change.

Click here to read his Thought Leader Series essay, which was featured in The Arizona Republic. The full video of his Wrigley Lecture can be viewed here.

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