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Climate Central Shoot in Linden, NJ: Part 1 of 2

  • Published: Nov 24th, 2009

Day One of our Climate Central shoot in Linden, NJ, for our latest segment to air on PBS’s The News Hour with Jim Lehrer in December.

Why 2 Degrees?

  • Published: Nov 19th, 2009

Thanks to a tidy mathematical coincidence, it doesn’t matter whether you’re talking Fahrenheit or Celsius when you talk about trying to limit global warming to 2 degrees. That’s the proposed target announced last summer by the G-8 countries, and it’s the number scientists talk about as well—in Celsius if you’re counting from the average temperature of pre-industrial times, and in Fahrenheit , if you’re counting from today.