Who is James Hansen?



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    Hansen leads the NASA Gooddard Institute for Space Studies in New York City. A climatologist by trade, Hansen’s work on climate models have helped modern scientists understand the nature of climate change. In addition, he serves as an adjunct professor at Columbia University.

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    Since 1981, James E. Hansen has been the head of NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies in New York City. Some of his research subjects include Atmosphere of Venus; Global temperature data; Black carbon; Dangerous anthropogenic interference; Climate model development and projections; Climate forcings, feedbacks, and sensitivity. His awards include 7th Annual Heinz Award in the Environment, Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in 2006, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) for Scientific Freedom and Responsibility, PNC Bank Common Wealth Award of Distinguished Service, 2008 EarthSky Communication’s Scientist of the Year and the 2009 Carl-Gustaf Rossby Research Medal.

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