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James Hansen
  • Name: James Hansen
  • Born: 03/29/1941 (79 years old)
  • Known for: Radiative transfer, Planetary atmospheres, Climate modelsCite journal
  • Website: www.columbia.edu/~jeh1

James Edward Hansen (born March 29, 1941) is an American adjunct professor directing the Program on Climate Science, Awareness and Solutions of the Earth Institute at Columbia University. He is best known for his research in climatology, his 1988 Congressional testimony on climate change that helped raise broad awareness of global warming, and his advocacy of action to avoid dangerous climate change. In recent years he has become a climate activist to mitigate the effects of global warming, on a few occasions leading to his arrest.

Birth Name: James Edward Hansen

Awards: Klopsteg Memorial Award, National Academy of Sciences, Carl-Gustaf Rossby Research Medal, BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award, Heinz Award

School: University of Iowa

Alias: James Edward Hansen

Birth Place: Denison, Iowa, U.S.

Website: www.columbia.edu/~jeh1

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