Michael Oppenheimer in the News

Venice floods threaten priceless artwork and history — and a unique way of life
Washington Post, November 17, 2019
Michael Oppenheimer Comments

The Many Reasons Venice is Flooding Right Now
Washington Post, November 14, 2019
Michael Oppenheimer Comments

Warming Transforms the Oceans and the Poles
ScienceMag.org, September 27, 2019
Michael Oppenheimer Comments

Florida is in for More Dead Corals, Sea Rise and Floods, Says New UN Climate Report
Miami Herald, September 27, 2019
Michael Oppenheimer Comments

How Oceans Rise and Die on a Warming Planet
The New Yorker, September 26, 2019
Michael Oppenheimer comments

Climate Change Report Author Explains Why Oceans Are at Risk
NBC News Now, September 26, 2019
Video Interview with Michael Oppenheimer

World's Oceans are Losing Power to Stall Climate Change
Nature, September 25, 2019
Michael Oppenheimer comments

The Future of Ocean Life is Bleak if We Don't Cut Carbon Emissions
PBS News Hour, September 25, 2019
Video Interview with Michael Oppenheimer

The oceans are taking a beating under climate change, U.N. report warns
Los Angeles Times, September 25th , 2019
Michael Oppenheimer comments

New U.N. climate report: Massive change already here for the world's oceans and frozen regions
The Washington Post, September 25, 2019
Michael Oppenheimer comments

The World's Oceans Are in Danger, Major Climate Change Report Warns
The New York Times, September 25, 2019
Michael Oppenheimer comments

New climate report: Oceans rising faster, ice melting more
ABC News 57 September 25th 2019
Michael Oppenheimer comments

"Has a New Norm Been Broken with the NOAA Controversy?"
NPR's The Takeaway, September 9, 2019
Interview with Michael Oppenheimer 

Trump Administration Relaxes Emissions Limits on Power Plants
Nature,  June 19, 2019 
Michael Oppenheimer comments

Oppenheimer coauthors article assessing ice sheet contribution to future sea level rise using Structured Expert Judgement  PNAS May 20 2019

Coasts Should Plan for 6.5 Feet Sea Level Rise by 2100 as Precaution, Experts Say
Media responds to the PNAS article

Oppenheimer provides Congressional testimony to the U.S. subcommitte on environment: Climate Change, The history of a Consensus and the Causes of Inaction.

April 10, 2019      
(Oppenheimer and representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez dialogue at 1:52:00)

Antarctica is losing ice at an accelerating rate. How much will sea levels rise?Michael Oppenheimer comments:
PBS News Hour, April 10, 2019

A Growing Divide on Climate Science: Trump vs. the Rest of the World
Michael Oppenheimer comments:
The New York Times, February 28, 2019

White House Climate Panel to Include a Climate Denialist
Michael Oppenheimer comments:
New York Times, Feb 20th, 2019

Scientist who popularized the term "global warming" dies at 87
Michael Oppenheimer comments:
The Tribune, February 18th, 2019

The U.S. Government Report on Climate Change
Michael Oppenheimer comments:
PBS News Hour, November 23, 2018
The New York Times, November 23, 2018
The Guardian, November 23, 2018
 

New U.N. Climate Report Says Put A High Price on Carbon
Michael Oppenheimer Comments (The New York Times, October 8th, 2018)

UN Report on Climate Change Carries Life-or-Death Warning
Michael Oppenheimer Comments (ABC News 57, October 7, 2018)

How California Can Save the Amazon
Michael Oppenheimer comments ( NY Times, August 28, 2018)

In the Trump Administration Science is Unwelcome - So Is Advice. (New York Times, June 9, 2018)
Michael Oppenheimer comments

Climate Change Denialists Say Polar Bears Are Fine. Scientists Are Pushing Back ( New York Times, April 10, 2018)
Michael Oppenheimer comments

Scientists Fear Trump Will Dismiss Blunt Climate Report - ( NY Times, August 2017)
Michael Oppenheimer comments

All Eyes on the Trump Administration Response to the Climate  Science Report ( The Washington Post, August 2017)
Michael Oppenheimer comments

Oppenheimer and Kerpen on What Leaving the Paris Accord could mean for U.S. and the World ( PBS NewsHour, June 2017)
Link to PBS Newshour  

Avoiding Two Degrees of Warming ' Is Now Totally Unrealistic'  ( Interview in Atlantic Magazine , June 2017)
Link to Atlantic magazine

World Awaits Trump Decision on U.S. Future in Paris Accord  ( NY Times,  May 2017)
Michael Oppenheimer comments in the New York Times article:

Trump Ends Trip Where He Started: At Odds With Allies and Grilled on Russia- 
Oppenheimer comments on the how U.S. vacillation on climate commitments will be seen by Allies
( NY Times, May 2017)
Link to New York Times

Michael Oppenheimer comments on Trump's Attempt to reverse EPA climate regulations ( NY Times, March 2017)
Link to New York Times

Letter from Scientists to EPA Administrator Pruitt (March 13th 2017)

This morning, thirty U.S. based scientists sent a letter to EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt correcting his assertion on March 9, that there is “tremendous disagreement” about whether carbon dioxide from human activities is “a primary contributor to the global warming that we see.” The letter, with signatories including a Nobel Laureate and eight members of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences can be found at the link:

Letter to Administrator Pruitt

Michael Oppenheimer at the Paris Climate summit:

Will the Paris Climate Agreement be a World Turning Point ( WWS interview, December 2015)

Why 2 Degrees Celsius is the Climate Change Magic Number ( PBS Newshour December 2015)

Why the Paris Talks Won't Prevent 2 Degrees of Global Warming (PBS NEWSHOUR December 2015)

A Climate Deal 6 Fateful Years in the Making ( NYTimes, December 2015)

Study Sees a Dip in the World Carbon-Dioxide Emissions (Seattle Times, December 2015)

The Six Key Road Blocks at the UN Climate Talks In Paris ( The Guardian, December 2015)

Upcoming UN Climate summit can't overlook China's support of global coal power ( Princeton University, October 2015)
Oppenheimer comments:

US/China agreement to curb carbon emissions: Why the U.S. and China agreed on climate action ( PBS Newshour November 2014)
Oppenheimer comments

Oppenheimer Comments on Obama Greenhouse Gas Regulations ( June 2014)
link to NPR interview

Oppenheimer testifies on IPCC at House Committee hearing (May 2014)
Text of Congressional testimony

A discussion about climate change  with Michael Oppenheimer, Jeffrey Sachs and  Michael Mann ( March 31st 2014)
Charlie Rose

"Closing window for action on climate change offers consequences and opportunity." - An Interview with Michael Oppenheimer ( March 2014)
The PBS News Hour

How Many Scientists Does It Take To Write A Climate Report? (September 2013)
NPR interview with Richard Harris

Climate Scientists Warn Opportunity to Prevent Dangerous Warming Is Dwindling ( September 2013)
PBS News Hour with Ray Suarez

Oppenheimer comments on Hurricane Sandy (October 2012)

The Associated Press
Huffington Post with Chris Matthews
The Daily Princetonian ,