The National Research Council, an arm of the National Academy of Sciences, just issued three reports on climate change. The Council finds the case for harmful human influence on climate overwhelming. It urges an emission budget, a price on carbon, and a single agency to coordinate action research.
The dust has settled at COP27, the 27th United Nations Climate Conference at Sharm El-Sheikh in Egypt where a record 45,000 people registered to attend. The longest running summit of all the conferences, agreements made in the final moments has left us all with hope but also doubts.