FACTSHEET: Garth Paltridge
Chief Research Scientist, CSIRO Division of Atmosphere Research
In August 2009 he published a book on the global warming debate, The Climate Caper. Paltridge believes that while athropogenic global warming is real, the warming will probably be too small to be a threat, and that "in 50 or a 100 years the forecasts of doom will have been tested and, with any luck, proved wrong."
Emeritus Professor Garth Paltridge (born April 4, 1940, Brisbane, Queensland) is a retired atmospheric physicist and a global warming sceptic. In 2002 he retired as the Director of the Institute of Antarctic and Southern Ocean Studies, University of Tasmania. He had previously worked as the Chief Research Scientist of the CSIRO Division of Atmospheric Research.
Heartland 2010 Climate Conference Speaker List
More than 70 speakers will make keynote presentations or participate in panel discussions at the Fourth International Conference on Climate Change, May 16-18, 2010 in Chicago.
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