A new edition of Richard Somerville's award-winning book, The Forgiving Air: Understanding Environmental Change, was published in 2008.
This Scripps Institution of Oceanography (UCSD) site describes Richard Somerville's research interests, honors and awards, and mentoring of graduate students. It includes an up-to-date list of his most important refereed scientific research publications.
Richard Somerville writes non-technical articles for the general reader as well as peer-reviewed research papers for scientific specialists.
SELECTED RECENT ARTICLES BY RICHARD SOMERVILLE:
PDF: How Much Should the Public Know about Climate Science? (Climatic Change, 2011)
PDF: Communicating the Science of Climate Change (co-author: Susan Joy Hassol) (Physics Today, 2011)
PDF: Medical Metaphors for Climate Issues (Climatic Change, 2006)
LINK: Reflections on the U. N. Climate Change Negotiations in Bali (Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, 2008)
PDF: Recent Climate Observations Compared to Projections (Science, 2007)
LINK: The Ethics of Climate Change (Yale Environment 360, 2008)
PDF: Foreword to Oil, Water, and Climate, by Catherine Gautier (Cambridge University Press, 2008)
PDF: If I Were President: A Climate Change Speech (Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 2008)
PDF: Bert Bolin, 1925 - 2007 (Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 2008)