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We Can’t Just Be Scientists: a recollection on a Talk given by James Hansen at Williams College on March 8th

By Cole Hersey

There are a lot of things that are running through my mind as I write this. I want to be able to put James Hansen in a good light, but recognize that he is three dimensional, and so has shadows. I would like to mention these shadows in a way that recognize the incredible work that he has done, from discovering that the chemical makeup of the atmosphere in Venus is the cause of its high heat on its surface, relating these findings back onto earth and increasing CO2 levels, his outspokenness about climate change and its effects on our planet and humanity, his lobbying of the U.S. Congress to put down measures to lower our carbon footprint, and his unrelenting critique of the fossil fuel industry...

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