University of Virginia Department of Environmental Sciences

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University of Virginia's Department of Environmental Sciences has been home to:

However, also from this department are three scientists - retired palaeoclimatologist William Ruddiman, atmospheric scientist Jennie Moody, and wildlife biologist Michael Erwin - who in Feb. 2010 rejected a claim by Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli "that hacked “Climategate” emails prove a conspiracy by scientists involved with the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) to replace real science with “political science.”"[2]


U.Va. Dept. of Environmental Sciences
291 McCormick Rd
Charlottesville, VA
(434) 924-7761

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  1. Testimony of Prof. S. Fred Singer before the Senate Commerce Committee on Climate Change. National Center for Public Policy Research (2000-07-18). Retrieved on 2010-07-08. “My name is Fred Singer. I am Professor emeritus of Environmental Sciences at the University of Virginia”
  2. Brad Johnson (2010-02-18). Refuting Cuccinelli Denier Petition, Virginia Climate Scientists See ‘Great Risk’ From Greenhouse Gases. ThinkProgress Wonk Room. Retrieved on 2010-02-22. “In email interviews with the Wonk Room, several scientists at the University of Virginia Department of Environmental Sciences, which runs the Virginia Climatology Office, made it clear that they believe [Virginia attorney general] Cuccinelli’s extreme claims are without merit.”

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