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Global warming activist, former NASA Scientist James Hansen speaks out before World Affairs Council of Oregon appearance

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Global warming activist, former NASA Scientist James Hansen speaks out before World Affairs Council of Oregon appearance

April 24, 2013

By Scott Learn

The Oregonian/Oregon Live

Over a five-decade career, climate scientist James E. Hansen became a foremost champion for climate change activists, who see him as a fearless truth teller, and a bête noire for global warming skeptics, who see him as a rash alarmist.

Hansen, 72, stepped down this month from NASA’s Goddard Institute for Peace Studies. He's speaking at the Portland Center for the Performing Arts Thursday night, part of the international speaker series from the World Affairs Council.

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