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In the News – 2006

By at 21 March, 2013, 10:49 am

I was remembering the fires back in 2006 and recalled that a reporter from the Union Tribune in San Diego had interviewed me about the fires and the situation in Big Bear. Here’s the story he wrote: In Big Bear: ‘How many times can we dodge the bullet?’ By Alex Roth STAFF WRITER July 15, […]


Will the ‘real’ debt please stand up!

By at 4 September, 2012, 9:31 pm

While most are concerned about the National debt reaching 16 trillion dollars, most are missing the very real and even bigger problem of the ‘National Debt Obligation’ now pushing past 70 trillion dollars. More than 400% more than the national debt.   Links


Of Virtue, Wisdom, & Perspective

By at 11 July, 2012, 9:42 am

[Note: It has been pointed out to me, quite appropriately, that without context for the connotative values of truth and reality that I am inferring, the article makes less sense. For context I am using ‘truth’ as the absolute and reality as the perspective bias form the individual.]   Plato, perspective, truth, reality… tribes? Learning, […]


Climate Change: Lines of Evidence Movie

By at 3 July, 2012, 8:46 am

The National Academy of Sciences, National Research Council, Board on Atmospheric Science and Climate, has produced this movie to explain what is known about climate science. I directed the movie working with the NAS and many different science organizations and scientists that assisted in development of the many different aspects of science illustrated in the […]


Climate Change Security & Communications

By at 13 December, 2011, 9:01 pm

Here are a collection of the talks done by John P. Reisman and Q&A sections of those talks from the OSS Foundation talks done at the AGU Fall Meeting in 2011 where 22,000 scientists converged to discuss the latest in Earth physical science. The complete set of OSS talks can be seen by visiting the […]


Climate Communications: Zürich, ETH

By at 28 January, 2011, 5:54 pm

Global Warming, Economics, Security: Understanding what climate change means in relation to our economy, and security, is critical in enabling public and policy makers to comprehend what is involved in formulating a better path toward meaningful solutions.


Balancing Economies

By at 23 October, 2010, 6:30 pm

To keep our economy in balance we need to gauge supply and demand as well as need. By considering these three factors together, we allow ourselves an accounting of the resource economy. Accounting is an important part of any business, government, nation. We all need to know what the essential needs are, and if there are enough resources to fulfill our needs.


Climate Science History

By at 14 October, 2010, 12:00 pm

Global warming and climate change science is not as new as some may think. We have known reasonably well for more than a century that mankind could influence the climate through industrial production of greenhouse gases.


The Greenhouse Effect

By at 14 June, 2010, 12:35 pm

Increases in greenhouse gas concentrations due to industrial output is causing ‘global warming’ and global warming is causing ‘climate change’.


Arctic Ice Melt

By at 11 May, 2010, 3:11 am

Global warming has many effects in the climate system. Loss of the Arctic ice will effect atmospheric circulation patterns. This will impact existing infrastructure regarding food production and have a cascading effect in other areas important to human society.