Dr. S. Fred Singer

Dr. S. Fred Singer

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Dr. S. Fred Singer


Education:

- B.E.E. Electrical Engineering, Ohio State University
- A.M. and Ph.D. Physics, Princeton University


Positions Held:

- Director and President, The Science and Environmental Policy Project (1989-Present)
- Distinguished Research Professor, Institute for Humane Studies at George Mason University, Fairfax, VA (1994-Present)
- Distinguished Research Professor, Institute for Space Science and Technology, Gainesville, FL (1989-1994)
- Chief Scientist, U.S. Department of Transportation (1987-1989)
- Professor of Environmental Science, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA (1971-1994)
- Deputy Assistant Administrator (Policy), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (1970-1971)
- Deputy Assistant Secretary (Water Quality and Research), U.S. Department of the Interior (1967-1970)
- (First) Dean of the School of Environmental and Planetary Sciences, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL (1964-1967)
- (First) Director, National Weather Satellite Center (now part of NOAA), U.S. Department of Commerce (1962-1964)
- Director, Center for Atmospheric and Space Physics, and Professor of Physics, University of Maryland, College Park, MD (1953-1962)
- Scientific Liaison Officer, U.S. Office of Naval Research, London (1950-1953)
- Research Physicist, Upper Atmosphere Rocket Program, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, Silver Spring, MD (1946-1950)


Honors (Partial List):

- Selected as one of "Ten Outstanding Young Men of the Nation," by the U.S. Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1959
- White House Commendation (President Eisenhower) for early design of space satellites; for drafting in 1954 the resolutions on satellites for IUGG, URSI, and the International Geophysical Year
- Elected to the International Academy of Astronautics (Paris)
- Member, European Academy for Environmental Affairs
- U.S. Department of Commerce Gold Medal Award for the development and management of weather satellites
- (First) Science Medal from the British Interplanetary Society
- Commendation (1997), National Aeronautics and Space Administration, for research on particle clouds
- Honorary Doctorate of Science, Ohio State University, 1970
- Elected Fellow: American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), American Geophysical Union, American Physical Society, American Institute for Aeronautics and Astronautics. Elected to the AAAS Council: Committee on Council Affairs, and Section Secretary
- Phi Beta Kappa National Lectureship
- Membership in honorary societies, including Tau Beta Pi, Eta Kappa Nu, Sigma Xi
- Listed in Who's Who in America, American Men of Science, etc.
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Books:

Global Effects of Environmental Pollution (S. Fred Singer, 1970)
Arid Zone Development: Potentialities and Problems (S. Fred Singer, 1977)
The Ocean in Human Affairs (S. Fred Singer, 1989)
Global Climate Change: Human and Natural Influences (S. Fred Singer, 1989)
The Greenhouse Debate Continued: An Analysis and Critique of the IPCC (S. Fred Singer, 1992)
The Scientific Case Against the Global Climate Treaty (S. Fred Singer, 1997)
Hot Talk, Cold Science: Global Warming's Unfinished Debate (S. Fred Singer, 1997)
Climate Policy--From Rio to Kyoto: A Political Issue for 2000--And Beyond (S. Fred Singer, 2000)
Unstoppable Global Warming: Every 1,500 Years (S. Fred Singer, 2007)
Unstoppable Global Warming: Every 1,500 Years - Updated and Expanded Edition (S. Fred Singer, 2008)


Editorials:

Fact and Fancy on Greenhouse Earth (S. Fred Singer, The Wall Street Journal, August 30, 1988)
No Scientific Consensus on Greenhouse Warming (S. Fred Singer, The Wall Street Journal, September 23, 1991)
Earth Summit Will Shackle the Planet, Not Save it (S. Fred Singer, The Wall Street Journal, February 19, 1992)
Will greenies ask for a phase out of cattle? (S. Fred Singer, The Washington Times, March 25, 1992)
Having energy controls will harm development (S. Fred Singer, New Straits Times (Malaysia), April 28, 1992)
When it's wiser to punt for a CO2 goal (S. Fred Singer, The Washington Times, September 30, 1993)
A More Sensible Approach to the Environment (S. Fred Singer, The Wall Street Journal Europe, January 28-29, 1994)
Cars: Let 's Go Electric! (S. Fred Singer, The Washington Post, February 12, 1994)
Peeking Into the Future: Electric Cars (S. Fred Singer, Samsung Quarterly, Spring 1994)
Clinton's Global Warming Action Plan : Just A Lot of Hot Air? (S. Fred Singer, The Washington Times, March 23, 1994)
The Earth Summit: Hidden conflicts (S. Fred Singer, The Washington Times, July 30, 1994)
The Earth Summit: Hidden conflicts (S. Fred Singer, Knight-Ridder News Service, October 1996)
Dirty Climate (S. Fred Singer, National Review, November 25, 1996)
Disinformation about global warming? (S. Fred Singer, The Washington Times, November 13, 1996)
Scrap the climate treaty (S. Fred Singer, Journal of Commerce, March 6, 1997)
Satellite weather data under siege (S. Fred Singer, The Washington Times, March 23, 1997)
Trick or treaty: An energy tax in disguise (S. Fred Singer, The Washington Times, July 1, 1997)
A Treaty Built on Hot Air, Not Scientific Consensus (S. Fred Singer, The Wall Street Journal, July 25, 1997)
Climate disaster bait and pitch (S. Fred Singer, The Washington Times, November 24, 1997)
Peering into a 'black hole' (S. Fred Singer, The Washington Times, November 25, 1997)
Global apocalypse fantasy (S. Fred Singer, The Washington Times, November 26, 1997)
Scientists Agree: Warming is Natural (S. Fred Singer, Letter to The Wall Street Journal, January 7, 1998)
Exploding the Environmental Myths of 1997 (S. Fred Singer, Waterbury Republican-American, January 7, 1998)
Ironies grown in Kyoto (S. Fred Singer, The Washington Times, January 23, 1998)
Differing Views of Global Warming (S. Fred Singer, Times Literary Supplement, March 13, 1998)
Kyoto accord protest quickening (S. Fred Singer, The Washington Times, April 22, 1998)
Scientists add to heat over global warming (S. Fred Singer, The Washington Times, May 5, 1998)
Letter to the Editor, Foreign Affairs (S. Fred Singer, Foreign Affairs, July 27, 1998)
Global warming lucency (S. Fred Singer, The Washington Times, October 15, 1998)
Serene climate control climb (S. Fred Singer, The Washington Times, October 30, 1998)
Parting Green Clouds (S. Fred Singer, The Washington Times, January 10, 1999)
Chronicles of Earthy Hyperbole (S. Fred Singer, The Washington Times, April 23, 1999)
Respite From the Regulators? (S. Fred Singer, The Washington Times, June 8, 1999)
Global Warming Scam (S. Fred Singer, Elko Daily Free Press (Elko, NV), February 3, 2000)
The Future of the Automobile: Electric Vehicles are on their Way (S. Fred Singer, The Independent Institute, March 13, 2000)
The Danger of Unstable Oil Prices (S. Fred Singer, The Independent Institute, March 16, 2000)
Warming up for Gore (S. Fred Singer, Republican-American (Waterbury, CT), April 1, 2000)
Global Warming Will Lower Sea Levels (S. Fred Singer, The Independent Institute, April 17, 2000)
Sure, the North Pole is Melting. So What? (S. Fred Singer, The Wall Street Journal, August 28, 2000)
Gore Plays the Global Warming Card (S. Fred Singer, The Independent Institute, November 2, 2000)
A Stronger Case Against Kyoto (S. Fred Singer, The Independent Institute, May 14, 2001)
Warming Hype-sters: On to Bonn! (S. Fred Singer, The Independent Institute, July 9, 2001)
Carbon Caps: Not Supported by Science or Economics (S. Fred Singer, The Independent Institute, September 4, 2001)
EPA Tilt on Global Warming (S. Fred Singer, The Independent Institute, August 10, 2003)
Leavitt as EPA Administrator? (S. Fred Singer, The Independent Institute, August 24, 2003)
Bad Data Make Global Warming a Cold Case (S. Fred Singer, The Wall Street Journal, November 10, 2003)
Pseudo-Tort Alert! (S. Fred Singer, Michael I. Krauss, The Wall Street Journal, August 3, 2004)
Kyoto Is Unfair to U.S. (S. Fred Singer, USA Today, October 21, 2004)
Hypothetical Damages (S. Fred Singer, The New York Sun, November 14, 2006)
Public misled (S. Fred Singer, Financial Post, Canada, November 22, 2006)
CO2 and Alarmism (S. Fred Singer, The Washington Times, December 20, 2006)
Not So Dire After All (S. Fred Singer, The New York Sun, February 2, 2007)
The Great Global Warming Swindle (S. Fred Singer, San Francisco Examiner, May 22, 2007)
Inconveniently, Climate Alarmists Are Wrong (S. Fred Singer, St. Paul Pioneer Press, October 29, 2007)
Courts Confront Climate Change (S. Fred Singer, The Washington Times, January 24, 2008)
The case against man-made warming (S. Fred Singer, Financial Post, Canada, March 04, 2008)


Peer-Reviewed Papers:

The Specific Ionization of the Cosmic Radiation above the Atmosphere
(Phys. Rev. 76, 701 - 702, Issue 5, September 1949)
- S. Fred Singer


Measurement of the Earth's Magnetic Field at High Altitudes at White Sands, New Mexico
(Phys. Rev. 77, 398 - 399, Issue 3, February 1950)
- S. Fred Singer, E. Maple, W. A. Bowen, Jr.


The Zenith Angle Dependence of the Cosmic Radiation above the Atmosphere at λ=41°N
(Phys. Rev. 77, 729 - 730, Issue 5, March 1950)
- S. Fred Singer


The Primary Specific Ionization and Intensity of the Cosmic Radiation above the Atmosphere at the Geomagnetic Equator
(Phys. Rev. 80, 47 - 51, Issue 1, October 1950)
- S. Fred Singer


On the Density Spectrum and Structure of Extensive Air Showers
(Phys. Rev. 81, 579 - 592, Issue 4, February 1951)
- S. Fred Singer


Dynamo Currents and Conductivities in the Earth's Upper Atmosphere
(Nature 170, 1093 - 1094, 27 December 1952)
- S. Fred Singer, E. Maples, W. A. Bowen Jr.


Cosmic Rays and the Sun's Magnetic Field: Diurnal Variation of Cosmic Rays and the Sun's Magnetic Field
(Nature 170, 63 - 64, 12 July 1952)
- S. Fred Singer


Meteorites as Cosmic-Ray Meters
(Phys. Rev. 90, 168 - 168, Issue 1, April 1953)
- S. Fred Singer


Research in the upper atmosphere with high altitude sounding rockets
(Vistas in Astronomy, vol. 2, Issue 1, pp.878-912, 1956)
- S. Fred Singer


A Method for the Determination of the Vertical Ozone Distribution from a Satellite
(Journal of Geophysical Research, Vol. 62, p.299, June 1957)
- S. Fred Singer, R.C. Wentworth


Lifetimes of Trapped Radiation Belt Particles Determined by Coulomb Scattering
(Phys. Fluids 2, 499, 1959)
- R. C. Wentworth, W. M. MacDonald, S. Fred Singer


Trapped radiation in the earth's magnetic field
(Ionization Phenomena in Gases, Volume II, p.1187, 1960)
- S. Fred Singer


Properties of the upper atmosphere and their relation to the radiation belts of the earth
(Planetary and Space Science, Vol. 2, p.165, 1960)
- S. Fred Singer


Structure of the Earth's Exosphere
(Journal of Geophysical Research, Vol. 65, p.2577, September 1960)
- S. Fred Singer


Distribution of Density in a Planetary Exosphere. II
(Phys. Fluids 4, 221, 1961)
- S. Fred Singer


Energy Dissipation of Spiraling Particles in the Polar Atmosphere
(Arkiv, Geophys. 3:531-538, 1961)
K. Maeda, S. Fred Singer


Interaction of West Ford Needles with Earth's Magnetosphere
(Nature 192, 303 - 306, 28 October 1961)
- S. Fred Singer


Geomagnetically Trapped Electrons from Cosmic-Ray Albedo Neutrons
(Journal of Geophysical Research, Vol. 66, p.4027, December 1961)
- A.M. Lenchek, S. Fred Singer, S. F.; R.C. Wentworth


Effects of Trapped Particles on the Geomagnetic Field
(Advances in Geophysics, Volume 9, p.132, 1962)
- John R. Apel, S. Fred Singer, Robert C. Wentworth


Effects of the Finite Gyroradii of Geomagnetically Trapped Protons
(Journal of Geophysical Research, Vol. 67, p.4073, September 1962)
- A.M. Lenchek, S. Fred Singer


Geomagnetically Trapped Protons from Cosmic-Ray Albedo Neutrons
(Journal of Geophysical Research, Vol. 67, p.1263, April, 1962)
- A.M. Lenchek, S. Fred Singer


Observing coronal emission and absorption by means of atomic oxygen in the high atmosphere
(NASA, Aug 1, 1963)
- S. Fred Singer


Distribution of Density in an Ion-Exosphere of a Nonrotating Planet
(Phys. Fluids 7, 1775, 1964)
- Aharon Eviatar, Allen M. Lenchek, S. Fred Singer


The research potential of manned earth orbiting spacecraft in the field of meteorology
(NASA, Jan 1, 1965)
- S. Fred Singer


Thermal escape of neutral hydrogen and its distribution in the Earth's thermosphere
(Planetary and Space Science, Vol. 14, p.541, 1966)
- Mordehai Liwshitz, S. Fred Singer


Research in atmospheric measurement techniques
(NASA, Nov 1, 1966)
- S. Fred Singer


Zodiacal Dust and Deep-Sea Sediments
(Science, Vol. 156. no. 3778, pp. 1080 - 1083, 26 May 1967)
- S. Fred Singer


Measurement of atmospheric surface pressure with a satellite-borne laser
(Applied Optics IP, vol. 7, Issue 6, p.1125, 1968)
- S. Fred Singer


Microwave Detection of Precipitation over the Surface of the Ocean
(Journal of Geophysical Research, Vol. 73, p.3324, May 1968)
- S. Fred Singer


Is There an Optimum Level of Population?
(Science, Vol. 166. no. 3902, pp. 270 - 271, 10 October 1969)
- S. Fred Singer


Reducing the Environmental Impact of Population Growth
(Science, Vol. 169. no. 3951, p. 1233, 18 September 1970)
- S. Fred Singer


Environmental pollution in relation to urban planning
(Urban Technology Conference; New York, NY; May 24-26, 1971)
- S. Fred Singer


Stratospheric Water Vapour Increase due to Human Activities
(Nature 233, 543 - 545, 22 October 1971)
- S. Fred Singer


Origin of the moon by tidal capture and some geophysical consequences
(The Moon, Volume 5, Issue 1-2, pp. 206-209, September 1972)
- S. Fred Singer


The possibilities and usefulness of defining optimum population levels.
(International Journal of Health Services 3(4): 617-622, 1973)
- S. Fred Singer


The early history of the earth-moon system
(Earth-Science Reviews, vol. 13, Sept. 1977, p. 171-189, September 1977)
- S. Fred Singer


Is the "nuclear winter" real?
(Nature 310, 625, 23 August 1984)
- S. Fred Singer


Advocacy puts AGU's credibility at risk
(American Geophysical Union, Volume 72, Issue 21, p. 234-234, 1991)
- S. Fred Singer


What To Do about Greenhouse Warming: Look Before You Leap
(Cosmos: A Journal of Emerging Issues Vol. 5, No. 2, 1992)
- S. Fred Singer, Roger Revelle, Chauncey Starr


Warming theories need warning label
(Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, Vol/Issue: 48:5, Jun 01 1992)
- S. Fred Singer


Ozone, skin cancer, and the SST
(Aerospace America. Vol. 32, no. 7, pp. 22-26. 1994)
- S. Fred Singer


Environmental hype and hoax
(Environmental Geology, Volume 23, Number 3, April, 1994)
- S. Fred Singer


Analyzing Ultraviolet-B Radiation: Is There a Trend?
(Science, Vol. 264. no. 5163, pp. 1341 - 1342, 27 May 1994)
- Patrick J. Michaels, S. Fred Singer, Paul C. Knappenberger


Earth Day 1970 recalled
(Environmental Geology, Volume 26, Number 4, December, 1995)
- S. Fred Singer


Ozone Assessment Found Wanting
(Science News, Vol. 149, No. 4, p. 51, Jan. 27, 1996)
- S. Fred Singer


Climate Change and Consensus
(Science, Vol. 271. no. 5249, pp. 581 - 582, 2 February 1996)
- S. Fred Singer


Climate debate
(Nature, Volume 382, Issue 6590, pp. 392, 1996)
- S. Fred Singer


Global climate controversy
(JAMA, Vol. 276, Issue 5, 373-374, August 7, 1996)
- S. Fred Singer


Call for emission limits heats debate on global warming
(Physics Today, Volume 50, Issue 8, August 1997, pp.84-85, August 1997)
- S. Fred Singer


Unknowns about climatic variability render treaty targets premature
(American Geophysical Union, Volume 78, Issue 50, p. 584-584, 1997)
- S. Fred Singer


Human Contribution to Climate Change Remains Questionable
(Eos, Transactions American Geophysical Union, Volume 80, Issue 16, p. 183-183, April 20, 1999)
- S. Fred Singer


Sea level rise and global warming
(AGU, Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract U62A-01, 2000)
- S. Fred Singer


What is Causing the Shrinkage of Arctic Sea Ice?
(American Geophysical Union, Spring Meeting, abstract A52B-05, 2000)
- S. Fred Singer


Has the Climate Warmed Since 1940?
(AGU, Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract GC32A-0213, 2001)
- S. Fred Singer


Difficulty in reconciling global-warming data
(Nature 409, 281, 18 January 2001)
- S. Fred Singer


Global Warming: An Insignificant Trend?
(Science, Vol. 292. no. 5519, pp. 1063 - 1064, 11 May 2001)
- S. Fred Singer, Donald Kennedy, James D. Johnston


The Puzzle of Global Sea Level Rise
(American Geophysical Union, Spring Meeting, abstract U42A-16, 2002)
- S. Fred Singer


Statistical analysis does not support a human influence on climate
(Energy & Environment, Volume 13, Number 3, pp. 329-331, July 2002)
- S. Fred Singer


Science Editor Bias on Climate Change?
(Science , vol 301, p. 595, 1 August 2003)
- S. Fred Singer


Altitude dependence of atmospheric temperature trends: Climate models versus observation
(Geophysical Research Letters, Vol. 31, L13208, 2004)
- David H. Douglass, Benjamin D. Pearson, S. Fred Singer


Disparity of tropospheric and surface temperature trends: New evidence
(Geophysical Research Letters, VOL. 31, L13207, 2004)
- David H. Douglass, Benjamin D. Pearson, S. Fred Singer, Paul C. Knappenberger, Patrick J. Michaels


Climate Change and Our Energy Future
(Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 8, 11098, 2006)
- S. Fred Singer


Sea Surface Temperatures (SST): Significance and Measurement
(AGU, Jt. Assem. Suppl., Abstract A44A-01, 2006)
- S. Fred Singer


A comparison of tropical temperature trends with model predictions
(International Journal of Climatology, 5 Dec 2007)
- David H. Douglass, John R. Christy, Benjamin D. Pearson, S. Fred Singer



Reports:

New Perspectives in Climate Change: What the EPA Isn’t Telling Us
(The Independent Institute, July 28, 2003)
- S. Fred Singer, John R. Christy, Robert E. Davis, David R. Legates, Wendy M. Novicoff


Nature, Not Human Activity, Rules the Climate
(The Heartland Institute, 2008)
- S. Fred Singer



Testimonies:

Testimony of Dr. S. Fred Singer before the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation on Climate Change (National Assessment of the Potential Impact of Climate Change (NACC): Climate Change Impacts on the United States, July 18, 2000)

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The real climate Martians (Financial Post, Canada)
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