James Edward Hansen
#2760 Overall Influence

James Edward Hansen

American physicist

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James Edward Hansen 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.

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Columbia University
Columbia University

Private Ivy League research university in New York City

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University of Iowa
University of Iowa

Public research university in Iowa City, Iowa, United States

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    #1419 World Rank #420 USA Rank
    Physics