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FACTSHEET: Sherwood Idso

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President, Center for the Study of Carbon Dioxide and Global Change.
Dr. Idso's numerous publications include "Carbon Dioxide: Friend or Foe?" (1982) and "Carbon Dioxide and Global Change: Earth in Transition" (1989). He is the father of the Center for the Study of CO2 and Global Change's Chairman, Craig Idso, and its Vice President, Keith Idso.

Sherwood Idso was previously a Research Physicist with the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Agricultural Research Service. He is also a former Adjunct Professor in the Departments of Geology, Geography, and Botany and Microbiology at Arizona State University.

Bachelor of Physics, Master of Science, and Doctor of Philosophy degrees from the University of Minnesota.

KEY DEEDS

3 November, 2003
With sons Craig and Keith, co-wrote the report "Enhanced or Impaired? Human Health in a CO2-Enriched Warmer World," which argues that CO2 and global warming are beneficial to human health
Source: "Enhanced or Impaired? Human Health in a CO2-Enriched Warmer World" 11/03

ORGANIZATIONS

Center for the Study of Carbon Dioxide and Global Change
Source: Center for the Study of Carbon Dioxide and Global Change website 4/04

CFACT - Committee for a Constructive Tomorrow
Source: Committee for a Constructive Tomorrow CFACT Website 5/06

Institute for Biospheric Research
Source: Center for the Study of Carbon Dioxide and Global Change website 4/04

George C. Marshall Institute
Source: George Marshall Institute website 5/06

SOURCES

Center for the Study of Carbon Dioxide and Global Change website 4/04
http://www.co2science.org/center.htm

"Enhanced or Impaired? Human Health in a CO2-Enriched Warmer World" 11/03
Report by Sherwood, Craig, and Keith Idso of the Center for the Study of CO2 and Global Change
http://www.co2science.org/reports/health/toc.htm

Committee for a Constructive Tomorrow CFACT Website 5/06
www.CFACT.org

George Marshall Institute website 5/06
http://www.marshall.org