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Born: March 29, 1941, Denison, Iowa
Birth Country: USA
Occupation: Academic

Consider the perverse effect cap and trade has on altruistic actions. Say you decide to buy a small, high-efficiency car. That reduces your emissions, but not your country's. Instead it allows somebody else to buy a bigger S.U.V. - because the total emissions are set by the cap.
- James Hansen

I've tried to be a straight scientist doing the science and reporting it as best I can.
- James Hansen

Money has too big an influence on our politics in Washington and somehow we need to do something about that.
- James Hansen

What has become clear from the science is that we cannot burn all of the fossil fuels without creating a very different planet.
- James Hansen

With a fourth generation of nuclear power, you can have a technology that will burn more than 99 percent of the energy in the fuel. It would mean that you don't need to mine uranium for the next thousand years.
- James Hansen

You have no time to do the science if you're talking to the media.
- James Hansen

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