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  • Relationship Status: Married
  • Location: Ottawa
  • Education: Masters - Mech Engineering (thermofluids)
  • Profession: Science and technology communication

About Me

Since 2008 Tom Harris has been Executive Director of the science-based, non-partisan group, the International Climate Science Coalition (ICSC). From 2006 to 2008, Tom was Executive Director of the Natural Resources Stewardship Project. Tom’s basic education was in thermo-fluids and energy sciences and he has Bachelor and Masters Degrees in Mechanical Engineering. Mr. Harris has 32 years experience as a mechanical engineer/project manager, science and technology communications professional and advisor to a former Opposition Senior Environment Critic in Canada’s Parliament. For the past 12 years he has been working with a growing team of leading scientists and engineers to promote a sensible approach to range of energy and environmental topics, climate change in particular. His main focus has been the highly controversial science underlying these issues. For the past three years he has taught about 1,500 students in the second year Earth Sciences course at Carleton University – “Climate Change—an Earth Sciences perspective.

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Saturday, February 25, 2012 - 2:33pm

... which is why one must listen to both sides of the debate and make up one's own mind what to believe independent of fashion or...

Friday, February 24, 2012 - 10:52pm

Venus is so hot mainly because of the high atmospheric pressure at the surface, not the CO2 atmosphere (which contributes, of course, as...

Friday, February 24, 2012 - 10:49pm

Remember plants evolved when CO2 levels were much higher. Aerial enrichment of this nutrient is already increasing crop yield. Take a...

Friday, February 24, 2012 - 10:48pm

Take a look at...

Friday, February 24, 2012 - 5:14pm

Climate always changes. And, of course we “believe in human-caused climate change.” Witness the urban heat island effect around most...