What has the world learned from recent extreme weather events that can limit damage and human suffering?

Damage sustained by the South Ferry station on the New York City Subway flooded during Hurricane Sandy, November 7, 2012. Credit: New York City Transit, David Henly; source Wiki Commons


Saving the planet from climate change is increasingly dependent on cooperation among countries with contentious relations

US climate envoy John Kerry and India Union Minister Prakash Javadekar exchange greetings during a meeting at Prayvaran Bhawan, in New Delhi, on Tuesday, April 6, 2021. Credit: Tribune India, April 6, 2021, https://www.tribuneindia.com/news/nation/climate-talks-us-special-envoy-john-kerry-meets-sitharaman-javadekar-235479


If some of the fittest humans on earth can’t handle the heat, what does that mean for the rest of us?

Start of the women’s marathon at the Tokyo Olympics in Sapporo, Japan, August 7, 2021 (Reuters)


A visit to Alaska triggers different perspectives on a subject I’ve researched for decades

Picture of South Sawyer Glacier, Tracy Arm Fjord, Alaska taken by the author, July 21, 2021


What we don’t know about climate change can hurt us

Images from the Miami Herald



The global oil industry is not going away and needs to become part of the solution to climate change

Picture by Chris LeBoutillier from Unsplash




Alan S. Miller

Alan S. Miller has worked to protect the ozone layer and address climate change for over 40 years and has taught at 9 universities in four disciplines

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