FACTSHEET: Nicola Scafetta
Assistant Adjunct Professor, Duke University
Nicola is a research scientist at Duke University Physics Department. His research interests are in theoretical and applied statistics and nonlinear models of complex processes. He has published peer-reviewed papers in journals covering a wide variety of disciplines, including astronomy, biology, climatology, economics, medicine, physics, and sociology.
-Universita’ di Pisa, Pisa, Italy. Physics, 1997 -University of North Texas, Denton, Texas. PhD in Physics, 2001 -Coauthor, Disrupted Networks: From Physics to Climate Change, 2010 -Author, Climate Change and its Causes, A Discussion About Some Key Issues, 2010 -Contributing author to the NIPCC report Climate Change Reconsidered, 2009 (The Heartland Institute)
Wrote a paper called “why the anthropogenic theory proposed by the IPCC should be questioned”
Scafetta has concocted his own theories regarding global warming, which he presented to the EPA in a presentation titled "Climate Change and its Causes, a Discussion about some Key Issues." According to his beliefs the world should be facing an imminent cooling period. However, Scafetta's theory has been disputed by other scientists.
Source: DeSmogBlog profile Nicola Scafetta
Heartland Climate Conference 6
DeSmogBlog profile Nicola Scafetta