Lindzen, Richard (1940-)

RICHARD SIEGMUND LINDZEN is the Alfred P. Sloan Professor of Meteorology in the Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), where he has taught since 1983. Though extremely accomplished and respected in his field, he is perhaps best-known in non-academic circles for his arguments against anthropogenic climate change, that is, human-influenced or induced climate change known as global warming. Lindzen was born in Webster, Massachusetts, on February 8,1940, and received his Ph.D. from Harvard University in Physics and Applied Mathematics in 1964 after earning an AB in 1960 and an SM in 1961 from Harvard. He taught at the University of Chicago (1967–72) and Harvard (1972–83) before moving to MIT.

Lindzen is a dynamic meteorologist and clima-tologist, applying mathematics, ...

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