James E. Hansen
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James E. Hansen

James Edward Hansen was born on March 29, 1941 he is an American adjunct professor in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences at Columbia University. Hansen is best known for his research in the field of climatology, his testimony on climate change to congressional committees in 1988 that helped raise broad awareness of global warming, and his advocacy of action to avoid dangerous climate change. Wikipedia*

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James E. Hansen has nine videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2005 Forum as a Director for the Goddard Institute for Space Studies of NASA. The year with the most videos was 2007 with three videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2014 with an average of 2,401 views per program. Most common tag: Global Climate Change.

Appearances by Title:c. January 1, 2014 - Present Director, Climate, Science Awareness, and Solutions, Earth Institute at Columbia University Videos: 1 c. January 1, 1981 - Present Director, Goddard Institute for Space Studies, NASA Videos: 7 c. January 1, 1985 - Present Adjunct Professor, Earth and Environmental Sciences Department, Columbia University Videos: 1

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