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FACTSHEET: Hugh Ellsaesser

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Retired Meteorologist, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Scientific Advisory Board, 21st Century Science Associates. Advisory Board,Consumer Alert. Board of Advisors, Environmental Conservation Organization (ECO). Former advisor, The Advancement of Sound Science Coalition. Former Science Advisory Board, George C. Marshall Institute. Scientific Advisor, Committee for a Constructive Tomorrow.

Dr. Hugh Ellsaesser is another widely quoted global warming skeptic. He doesn't deny that CO2 buildup causes global warming, though he does not believe human-created CO2 isa contributing factor -- he argues that we should just sit back and enjoy the earth's natural warming. Ellsaesser is a former scientific advisor to the Lyndon LaRouche group 21st Century Science Associates, which published articles by Ellsaesser in its magazine.

"Ellsaesser holds a Ph.D. in Meteorology and is CEO of HWE Atmospheric Consultant. He retired as a Lt. Col. after serving twenty-one years as a Weather Officer in the US Air Force. He spent the following twenty-three years as a Physicist and ten years as a Participating Guest Scientist at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. He is a member of the American Meteorological Society, The American Geophysical Union and of the American Association for the Advancement of Science."

ORGANIZATIONS

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

Consumer Alert
Source: Consumer Alert Website

ECO or Environmental Conservation Organization
Source: ECO website

SOURCES

Consumer Alert Website
http://www.consumeralert.org/StaffAdvisors.htm

ECO website
5/22/04
http://www.eco.freedom.org/whoweare.html

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