University of Winnipeg
At this event, Timothy Ball, Ph.D., will receive the Lifetime Achievement in Climate Science from The Heartland Institute.
Dr. Timothy Ball is a renowned environmental consultant and former climatology professor at the University of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.
Ball is also Chief Science Advisor of the International Climate Science Coalition an a Policy Advisor to The Heartland Institute. With a doctorate in climatology from the University of London, Queen Mary College, England, Dr. Ball’s comprehensive background in the field includes a strong focus on the reconstruction of past climates and the impact of climate change on human history and the human condition.
Ball is a researcher/author of scientific papers on a range of environmental issues. He has co-authored a paper for the scientific journal, Ecological Complexity, with Baliunas, Dyck, Soon, Baydack, Legates, and Hancock titled “Polar bears of western Hudson Bay and climate change: Are warming spring air temperatures the ‘ultimate’ survival control factor?” He is also co-author of the book Eighteenth Century Naturalists of Hudson Bay (2004 – McGill/Queens University Press) with Dr. Stuart Houston, one of the world’s leading authorities on arctic birds.
Dr. Ball is a leader in the current global warming debate and appears regularly as a guest on radio and television. Dr. Ball is also published frequently in leading newspapers and magazines across Canada and, increasingly, the U.S. and abroad