On nuclear, the Dutch get it. Why can’t Minnesota?
World Nuclear News reports that a new coalition government in the Netherlands has placed nuclear power at the heart of its climate and energy policy. The government will spend about…
Patrick J. Michaels is the director of the Center for the Study of Science at the Cato Institute. Michaels is a past president of the American Association of State Climatologists and was program chair for the Committee on Applied Climatology of the American Meteorological Society. He was a research professor of Environmental Sciences at University of Virginia for 30 years. Michaels was a contributing author and is a reviewer of the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, which was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2007.
Michaels holds AB and SM degrees in biological sciences and plant ecology from the University of Chicago, and he received a PhD in ecological climatology from the University of Wisconsin at Madison in 1979.
He also signed my copy of his book Lukewarming, which was pretty great.