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James Hansen

James Hansen is a distinguished climatologist and one of the first to alert the world to the dangers of anthropogenic (human-induced) climate change. He has been recognised for his outspoken stance on global warming issues, receiving the Award for Scientific Freedom and Responsibility from the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and a medal from the American Meteorological Society, respecting his “clear communication of climate science in the public arena”.