Henry W. Kendall

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Professor Henry W. Kendall, (died in 1999) wiki "a founding member of the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) in 1969, served as its chair for the past 25 years.

"He has been deeply involved with arms control and nuclear power safety issues. He played a leading role in organizing statements about global problems from the scientific community, including The Call for Action at the Kyoto Climate Summit in 1997 and the World Scientists' Warning to Humanity in 1992. He was on a panel of scientists who briefed President Clinton on the dangers of global warming in 1997.

"For 10 years, Professor Kendall served as a consultant to the Department of Defense on classified matters as a member of the Jason Group and the Institute for Defense Analysis.

"He won a number of prizes in addition to the Nobel including the Bertram Russell Society Award in 1982, The Environmental Leadership Award from Tufts University's Lincoln Filene Center in 1991, The Ettore Majorana-Erice Science for Peace Prize in 1994, the Award for Leadership in Environmental Stewardship from the Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future in 1997 and the Nicholson Medal for Humanitarian Service from the American Physical Society in 1998.

"He was a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the American Physical Society, the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the National Academy of Sciences.

"Professor Kendall wrote numerous articles and co-authored five books, including Energy Strategies--Toward a Solar Future in 1980, Beyond the Freeze in 1982, Fallacy of Star Wars in 1985 and Crisis Stability and Nuclear War in 1988.

"Professor Kendall is survived by a brother, John, of Sharon." [1]

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