Quotes by James Hansen

About James Hansen:

James Edward Hansen is an American adjunct professor in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences at Columbia University. Hansen is best known for his research in the field of climatology, his testimony on climate change to congressional committees in 1988 that helped raise broad awareness of global warming, and his advocacy of action to avoid dangerous climate change. In recent years, Hansen has become a climate activist for action to mitigate the effects of climate change, which on a few occasions has led to his arrest.

Author Bio

  • NameJames Hansen
  • DescriptionAmerican physicist
  • BornMarch 29, 1941
  • CountryUnited States Of America
  • ProfessionPhysicist
  • AwardsSophie Prize; Carl-Gustaf Rossby Research Medal; AAAS Award For Scientific Freedom And Responsibility