Keith D. Hage

Keith D. Hage

 Credentials

  • Ph.D. (Chicago).
  • M.A.(Toronto).
  • B.A.(UBC).
  • Professor Emeritus of Geography (1967, 1985).

Source: [1]

 Background

Keith D. Hage is a retired professor from the University of Alberta's department of Earth and Atmospheric Science. [2]

Stance on Climate Change

Hage is a signatory to an open letter claiming that “'Climate change is real' is a meaningless phrase used repeatedly by activists to convince the public that a climate catastrophe is looming and humanity is the cause. Neither of these fears is justified. Global climate changes all the time due to natural causes and the human impact still remains impossible to distinguish from this natural 'noise.'” [3]

Key Quotes

[Pending further investigation.]

Key Deeds

April 6, 2006

Hage signed a 2006 open letter to Prime Minister Stephen Harper that suggested that global warming is not an issue and that the government should avoid enacting new climate policy. [3]

June 4, 2003

Hage signed letter (PDF) to Paul Martin urging him to re-examine the Kyoto Protocol.

 Affiliations

 Publications

According to a search of 22,000 academic journals, Hage has published 12 pieces of original research in peer-reviewed journals mainly on the subject of urban meteorology and Prairie weather patterns.

 Resources

  1. University Staff: 251 Emeriti,” University of Alberta. Accessed December, 2011.

  2. Directory,” Department of Earth & Atmospheric Sciences, University of Alberta.

  3. Providing Insight Into Climate Change,” Friends of Science.

  4. 49 of Inhofe's Global Warming Deniers Are Retired,” The Daily Green, January 10, 2008.

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