||1999 Earth Day Information Center|
Contact: John Carlisle or David Ridenour
at (202) 543-4110 or [email protected]
Free "Earth Day Interview Locator Service"
Available to Journalists
150 Scientists, Economists and Public Policy
Experts in 28 Environmental Fields Available for Earth Day 1999
The Earth Day Information Center is offering a free "Earth Day Interview
Locator Service" to journalists to assist them in booking environmental
experts for Earth Day, April 22, 1999. The service offers access to 150
scientists, economists and public policy experts specializing in 28 environmental
fields. Experts are available on such issues as global warming, environmental
justice, agricultural issues, air quality issues, environmental education,
forest health issues, the Endangered Species Act, the Bible's environmental
teachings, wetlands and more.
Among the experts in the Earth Day Information Center's extensive database
- Dr. Robert Balling: Director of the Office of Climatology, and Associate
Professor of Geography at Arizona State University. Dr. Balling also serves
as a senior consultant to the United Nations World Meteorological Organization.
He is a leading expert on the global warming issue and has authored a book
on the subject, "The Heated Debate."
- Dr. Steven Hayward: Senior Policy Fellow at the Pacific Research Institute
for Public Policy. He is a nationally-recognized expert on urban sprawl,
air quality, environmental law and risk assessment.
- Dr. Bernard Cohen: Professor of Physics and Radiation Health at the
University of Pittsburgh, former Director of the Scaife Nuclear Laboratory
and recipient of the Health Physics Society's Distinguished Scientific
Award. He focuses on nuclear power risks, radiation, radon and waste disposal
- Dr. Victor Kaczynski: Former Associate Professor of Biological Oceanography
at the University of Washington. Dr. Kaczynski has been a consultant on
fish biology issues since 1972. He is an expert on the factors that influence
changes in the salmon population in the Pacific Northwest.
- Joseph Bast: President and CEO of The Heartland Institute in Chicago.
He specializes in analyzing the economic impact of greenhouse gas reductions,
especially the impact on agriculture, and developing a free market-based
To book Earth Day 1999 interviews, contact John Carlisle or David Ridenour
at 202/543-4110 or [email protected].
The Earth Day Information Center is a project of:
The National Center for Public Policy Research
501 Capitol Court, N.E.
Washington, DC 20002
National Center E-Mail: [email protected]
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