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Climate science critic to deliver guest lecture on campus

January 3, 2011

A controversial physicist who has been a leading critic of scientists’ assessment of global warming will deliver a lecture titled “Global Warming is Unstoppable” at 1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 7 in Beckman Hall 404 at Chapman University.

S. Fred Singer, Ph.D., is co-author of the New York Times bestseller Unstoppable Global Warming: Every 1,500 Years and Climate Change Reconsidered. He is also the organizer of NIPCC (Non-governmental International Panel on Climate Change) and lead author in 2008 of its summary report, “Nature, Not Human Activity, Rules the Climate.”

Dr. Singer is the author or editor of 14books on climate science, energy and environmental issues. He has been featured in articles in Time, Life and U. S. News & World Report as well as interviewed on Nightline, The Today Show, News Hour, Nightwatch and other TV shows, where he typically challenges the thinking and predictions of mainstream science.

Dr. Singer is a research fellow at The Independent Institute, professor emeritus of environmental sciences at the University of Virginia, president of the Science and Environmental Policy Project, a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and a member of the International Academy of Astronautics. He is the recipient of the White House Special Commendation, Gold Medal Award from the U.S. Department of Commerce, (First) Science Award from the British Interplanetary Society, and honorary doctorate from The Ohio State University.

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