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Roger Pielke, Jr.
Professor, University of Colorado at Boulder
Roger Pielke, Jr. has been on the faculty of the University of Colorado since 2001 and is a Professor in the Environmental Studies Program and a Fellow of the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES). Roger's research focuses on science, innovation and politics and in 2011 began to write in governance in sport organizations. In 2012 Roger was awarded an honorary doctorate from Linköping University in Sweden. In 2006 Roger received the Eduard Brückner Prize in Munich, Germany for outstanding achievement in interdisciplinary climate research. At CIRES, Roger served as the Director of the Center for Science and Technology Policy Research from 2001-2007. Before joining the University of Colorado, from 1993-2001 Roger was a Scientist at the National Center for Atmospheric Research. Roger holds academic appointments at Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia and the London School of Economics. He is also author, co-author or co-editor of seven books, including The Honest Broker: Making Sense of Science in Policy and Politics published by Cambridge University Press (2007). His most recent book is The Climate Fix: What Scientists and Politicians Won't Tell you About Global Warming (2010, Basic Books.
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Roger Pielke Jr. News & Publications
"Learning to Live With Fossil Fuels," The Atlantic (May 2013)
"Climate Spin is Rampant," Denver Post, (October 2012)
"End of U.S. Growth? It really is indeed a 'provocative fantasy,' says U.S. political scientist Roger Pielke Jr.," Financial Post (October 2012)
"Climate of Failure," Foreign Policy (August 2012)
"Climate deal doesn't make things worse -- or better," Businessweek, (December 2011)
"How to Fix Climate Science Reporting," Council on Foreign Relations, February 2010)