On this edition of Exploration, Dr. David Archer, author of The Long Thaw, chats with Dr. Michio Kaku in a one-hour special report about the implications of global warming for the earth.
About the guest:
David Archer is a computational ocean chemist,and has been a professor at the Geophysical Sciences department at the University of Chicago since 1993. He teaches classes on global warming, environmental chemistry, and global geochemical cycles. He has published research on the carbon cycle of the ocean and the sea floor. He has worked on the history of atmospheric CO2 concentration, the fate of fossil fuel CO2 over geologic time scales in the future, and the impact of CO2 on future ice age cycles, ocean methane hydrate decomposition, and coral reefs.
He is a contributor to the RealClimate blog.