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Chief Editor: Dr. Patrick J. Michaels

Dr. Michaels is a Research Professor of Environmental Sciences at the University of Virginia and is the Virginia State Climatologist. He received his A.B. and S.M. degrees from the University of Chicago, and a Ph.D. in Ecological Climatology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1979. Dr. Michaels has been President of the American Association of State Climatologists and Program Chair of the Applied Climatology Committee of the American Meteorological Society. Dr. Michaels has published over 200 popular and scientific articles on climate and its impact on society, including two books, Sound and Fury: The Science and Politics of Global Warming, published by Cato Books in 1992, and The Satanic Gases, published by Cato Books in 2000. According to the scientific magazine Nature, Dr. Michaels is the United States' most popular speaker on the subject of global warming.

Associate Editor: Dr. Robert E. Davis

Dr. Davis is an Associate Professor of Climatology at the University of Virginia's Department of Environmental Sciences. He earned a B.S. (cum laude) in meteorology from Pennsylvania State University and a Ph.D. in climatology from the University of Delaware. His research interests include the analysis of historical atmospheric circulation variability, Atlantic coastal storms, and air quality. Dr. Davis was a contributor to the 1995 IPCC report and has testified on global climate change before the U.S. Congress.


Contributing Editor:

Dr. Robert C. Balling, Jr.

Dr. Balling is the Director of the Laboratory of Climatology at Arizona State University, and the author of The Heated Debate: Greenhouse Predictions versus Climate Reality and The Satanic Gases. Dr. Balling is one of the world's most prolific contributors to the refereed scientific literature on global warming, and has lectured around the planet on the issue of climate change.


Past Contributors:

Dr. Sallie Baliunas

Dr. Baliunas is a research scientist at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics in Cambridge, Mass. Dr. Baliunas is a leading researcher on the topic of solar variability and its relation to climate change on the earth.

Dr. Willie Soon

Dr. Soon is a research scientist at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics in Cambridge, Mass. Dr. Soon has developed a climate model in order to test the impacts of solar variability on the earth's climate systems.

Dr. Thomas Gale Moore

Dr. Moore, Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, specializes in international trade, regulation, the environment, and privatization. He has written on airline deregulation, trucking regulation and deregulation, stock market margins, minimum wages, energy policy, environmental policy and privatization. Recently, he has been researching the economic consequences of global warming, should it occur, and wrote a book on the subject, entitled Climate of Fear: Why We Shouldn't Worry about Global Warming, published in 1998 by the Cato Institute.

Mark P. Mills

Physicist Mark Mills is a technology strategist, energy consultant and president of the research-consulting firm Mills McCarthy and Associates Inc.


Production Staff:

Managing Editor: Amy Lemley

Technical Supervisor: Chip Knappenberger