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James Hansen
James Edward Hansen is an American assistant who heads the Earth Institute's Climate Science, Outreach and Solution program at Columbia University. He is known for his climate research, his testimony to Congress in 1988 on climate change raised widespread awareness of global warming and advocated for actions to avoid change. In recent years, he has become a climate activist to mitigate the effects of global warming, in some cases leading to his arrest.
BornJames Edward Hansen, March 29, 1941, Denison, Iowa, U.S.
FieldsAtmospheric physics
InstitutionsCurrently Columbia University, NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies 1967–2013
Alma materUniversity of Iowa
ThesisThe atmosphere of Venus: a dust insulation model (1967)
Known forRadiative transfer, Planetary atmospheres, Climate models
InfluencesJames Van Allen
Notable awardsKlopsteg Memorial Award (2011), Member of the National Academy of Sciences, Carl-Gustaf Rossby Research Medal BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award (2016) Tang Prize (2018) Heinz Award in the Environment (2001)

About James Hansen

Environmentalist James Hansen was born in Iowa, United States on March 29, 1941. He's 82 years old today.

He was a professor in Columbia University's Earth and Environmental Sciences Department and was most renowned for his climate change research. He was the director of the Goddard Institute for Space Studies at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) for three decades.

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James Hansen before becoming famous

James Hansen was born in the Zodiac sign Aries (The Ram), and 1941 is also the year of Serpent (蛇) in the Chinese Zodiac.

He got a Bachelor of Science, a Ph.D. in physics, and a master's degree in astronomy from the University of Iowa.

Achievement of James Hansen

He authored a number of scholarly publications about the atmosphere of Venus.

James Hansen's Family, Spouse, Dating and Relationship

As the son of Gladys and Environmentalist James Hansen, he grew up in Denison, Iowa.

James Hansen on Social Media

James Hansen Collabed with

Astronomer James Van Allen, an astrophysicist and fellow University of Iowa alumnus, had a big effect on him.

James Hansen Income & Net worth

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Latest information about James Hansen updated on March 12 2023.