Videos of Alan Robock


Nuclear Winter


Global Warming

Volcanic Eruptions

Nuclear Winter Videos:

 RealNewsNetwork interview on the theory of how smoke from fires started by nuclear weapons would cause devastating climate change, the conferences on the Humanitarian Impact of Nuclear Weapons, and my meetings with Fidel Castro, May 5, 2014 (19 minutes).

  TEDx talk on Climatic Effects of Nuclear War, in Hoboken, New Jersey, June 28, 2013 (18 minutes)

  Talk at AGU Chapman Conference on Communicating Climate Science, in Granby, Colorado, June 9, 2013, "Trying to Tell the World about Nuclear Winter – Denial Ain’t Just a River in Egypt" (20 minutes)

or  (flash) or YouTube or Climatic Consequences of Nuclear Conflict (download), invited presentation; AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California, December 5-9, 2011.  This was the December 7, 2011, session to honor new AGU Fellows, and I presented it in a tuxedo.  (12 minutes)

  Steve Schneider and Nuclear Winter, Invited talk, 2011 Stephen Henry Schneider Symposium, Boulder, Colorado, August 25, 2011.

Lecture on nuclear winter attended by Fidel Castro, which was broadcast on Cuban national TV, September 14, 2010.  Read all about the trip here.

  Scientific American 12 Events That Will Change Everything, Made Interactive, May 21, 2010.  Click on mushroom cloud, then click on "Interview with Alan Robock."

  YouTube narration of the smoke distribution from a regional nuclear war.

Geoengineering Videos:

    Arte TV, France, featured in “Les apprentis sorciers du climat [The sorcerer’s apprentices of climate],” November 29, 2015. 

 Talk on “Geoengineering – Benefits and Risks: Sunblock With Consequences” at Earth Institute, Columbia University, New York, New York, June 3, 2015 (Also see   My talk begins at 12:30, and also see panel discussion beginning at 1:14:00.

 Interview on RT (Russian Television) about CIA interest in geoengineering, February 17, 2015. Also see February 17, 2015, op-ed in The Guardian.

 Interview on geoengineering with Jim Byrne, December 1, 2014.

  Reinventors Network discussion of geoengineering, June 18, 2013.

  Mind the Gap - Climate Engineering between Models and Reality, Panel Discussion at the Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies, Potsdam, Germany, April 16, 2013.

Playing God with Planet Earth, a show on the Canadian Broadcasting Company about geoengineering, November, 2010.

   Interview at University of Montana on whether geoengineering will ever be used, October, 2010.

“The Agenda with Steve Paikin” for one hour discussing geoengineering on TV Ontario, Canada, March, 12, 2010 (live from a studio near the Arc de Triomphe a couple hours after we landed in Paris for spring break)

  YouTube explanation of geoengineering to chemtrails demonstration outside AAAS Convention Center in San Diego, February 20, 2010.

   Geoengineering: Assessing the Implications of Large-Scale Climate Intervention or this link  (Testimony before the House Committee on Science and Technology Hearing, November 5, 2009): Alan Robock, Rutgers University; Lee Lane, American Enterprise Institute; John Shepherd, University of Southampton; Ken Caldeira, Stanford University; James Fleming, Colby College.

Global Warming Videos:

  Climate Scientist Slams Pruitt for Distorting Science of Global Warming, The Real News Network, March 14, 2017 (9 minutes).

  Climate Scientist: February Temperatures Consistent with Global Warming, The Real News Network, March 5, 2017 (10 minutes). 

   Report: Humans’ Effect on Climate Change Increasing (about IPCC AR5 Synthesis Report), NJTV, November 3, 2014 (3 minutes)

  RealNewsNetwork interview giving the basics of global warming and introducing myself, April 29, 2014 (17 minutes).

  RealNewsNetwork interview, explaining the science of global warming, April 30, 2014 (21 minutes).

 RealNewsNetwork interview on countering claims by global warming deniers, May 5, 2014 (21 minutes).

  RealNewsNetwork interview on the solutions to global warming, May 6, 2014 (13 minutes).

  Ed Show on MSNBC, March 7, 2014, talking about the Keystone XL pipeline, and why President Obama should say "no" to it.

Al Jazeera English, Inside Story, February 15, 2013 (discussing Keystone XL pipeline and global warming)

Volcanic Eruption Videos:

   Ignite talk on "Volcanic Sunsets," National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, Colorado, October 14, 2015

   Talk at Aspen Institute on "Volcanic eruptions and seasonal to decadal climate change," June 8, 2015

On CBS News, discussing the Eyjafjallajokull eruption, April, 17, 2010


Prepared by Alan Robock ( - Last updated on March 17, 2017