Dan Huber

Center for Climate and Energy Solutions

Dan Huber was the Science and Policy Fellow at the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions. He worked on climate communication initiatives and wrote about the impacts of climate change both domestically and internationally. Mr. Huber supported C2ES’s business adaptation and mitigation efforts and works on assessing the current state of scholarly knowledge on climate change.

Mr. Huber is a graduate of Columbia University’s Climate and Society program and also holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Maine. Prior to joining C2ES, he worked on agricultural development and regional climate modeling at Institut Pertanian Bogor in Bogor, Indonesia and as an independent environmental economics researcher at Columbia. Other previous experience includes work on the Indonesian coal power sector, environmental engineering, and air quality. Mr. Huber is an occasional contributor to the Wall Street Journal’s Weather Journal blog.

Posts by Dan Huber

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Link between extreme weather and climate change comes into focus
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This winter was cold for some, not for all
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Why we shouldn’t throw out flood insurance reform
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Research affirms climate impacts are already here
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Sandy Anniversary is a Reminder of the Need for Better Protections
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New York takes leadership role in climate resilience
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Hurricane season just around the corner
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Champions of Change ceremony awards climate advocates
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Recapping a year of weather extremes
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How climate change amplified Sandy’s impacts
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Increasing extreme weather is costly in many ways
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What can Hurricane Isaac teach us about climate vulnerability?
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Agreeing on the problem, if not the solution
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Mapping extreme weather across the U.S.
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Congress Finally Reforms Flood Insurance
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Reforming National Flood Insurance Program
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Fixing A Broken National Flood Insurance Program: Risks And Potential Reforms

The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) insures 5.6 million American homeowners and some $1 trillion in assets. For many years, however, the premiums collected have not been sufficient to cover losses, resulting in a current debt to the U.S. Treasury …

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Hot Weather Springing Up in 2012
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Summer in March?
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Cold Snaps and Snowstorms: Evidence of Global Weirding?
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2012: 4th Warmest Winter for U.S.
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Weather on the Juice?
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Extreme Weather and Climate Change

Thousands of record-breaking weather events worldwide bolster long-term trends of increasing heat waves, heavy precipitation, droughts and wildfires. A combination of observed trends, theoretical understanding of the climate system, and numerical modeling demonstrates that global warming is increasing the risk …

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Extreme Weather in 2011