Raymond T. Pierrehumbert

Raymond T. Pierrehumbert is the Louis Block professor in geophysical sciences at the University of Chicago and the King Carl XVI Gustaf chair in environmental science at Stockholms Universitet.

Science
Oct. 1 2014 2:36 PMClimate Science Is Settled EnoughThe Wall Street Journal’s fresh face of climate inaction.
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Feb. 6 2013 3:07 PMThe Myth of “Saudi America”Straight talk from geologists about our new era of oil abundance.
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Aug. 29 2012 10:53 AMPaul Ryan Is a Climate Change DenialistSince entering Congress, he has been striving to perfect his anti-environmental record.
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June 28 2013 12:12 PMThe Best and Worst Parts of Obama’s Climate PlanSome of it matters. Some of it looks like résumé padding.
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Oct. 22 2012 11:41 AMMitt Romney's Coal ComplexThe GOP candidate’s distortions, flip-flops, and bad jokes about energy.

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The Actual World

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  News & Politics
Foreigners
Oct. 23 2014 3:47 PM Ukraine’s Slow Descent Into Madness While it fights rebels in the east, Kiev is beginning to crumble from the inside.
  Business
Business Insider
Oct. 23 2014 2:36 PM Take a Rare Peek Inside the Massive Data Centers That Power Google
  Life
Atlas Obscura
Oct. 23 2014 1:34 PM Leave Me Be Beneath a Tree: Trunyan Cemetery in Bali
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 23 2014 11:33 AM Watch Little Princesses Curse for the Feminist Cause
  Slate Plus
Working
Oct. 23 2014 11:28 AM Slate’s Working Podcast: Episode 2 Transcript Read what David Plotz asked Dr. Meri Kolbrener about her workday.
  Arts
Brow Beat
Oct. 23 2014 3:23 PM This Is What Bette Midler Covering TLC’s “Waterfalls” Sounds Like
  Technology
Technology
Oct. 23 2014 11:45 AM The United States of Reddit  How social media is redrawing our borders. 
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Oct. 23 2014 7:30 AM Our Solar System and Galaxy … Seen by an Astronaut
  Sports
Sports Nut
Oct. 20 2014 5:09 PM Keepaway, on Three. Ready—Break! On his record-breaking touchdown pass, Peyton Manning couldn’t even leave the celebration to chance.