Dissent in the Maelstrom [Preview]
Maverick meteorologist Richard S. Lindzen keeps right on arguing that human-induced
global warming isn't a problem
RICHARD S. LINDZEN: CLIMATE SKEPTIC
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- Born in 1940 and grew up in New York City; married with two children.
- Degrees from Harvard University; holds the
endowed Alfred P. Sloan Professor of Meteorology chair at M.I.T.
- What he would do to global warming research if he held the federal purse strings: cut funding. "You would no longer have vested interests in the
problem remaining" if funds were scarcer.
Adviser to senators, think tanks and at least some of the president's men, Richard S.
Lindzen holds a special place in today's heated debate about global warming. An award-winning scientist and a member of the National Academy of
This article was originally published with the title Dissent in the Maelstrom.