- Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science, Georgetown University (1990). 
This is a guest post by Dale Marshall, national energy program manager with Environmental Defence.
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The National Center for Public Policy Research (NCPPR) was founded in 1982 as a free market think tank and “communications and research foundation supportive of a strong national defense and dedicated to providing free market solutions to today's public policy problems.” 
The White House significantly edited testimony prepared for a Senate hearing on the impact of climate change on health, deleting key portions citing diseases that could flourish in a warmer climate.
A draft of the testimony submitted for White House review shows that six pages of details about specific disease and other health problems that might flourish if the Earth warms were not delivered at the hearing.
The release states: Today The National Center for Public Policy Research is challenging Greenpeace and its affiliates to disclose the sources and amounts of its 2006 donations exceeding $50,000. If it does so, The National Center for Public Policy Research will do the same.”A quick spin around the Greenpeace site and you'll find their annual reports dating back to 2002. Contained in those reports is full disclosure of Greenpeace donors.
Among people in the climate change denial business, Amy Ridenour, president and founder of the National Centre for Public Policy Research (NCPPR), has always been one of my favourites. She seemed like a sincere and well-meaning idealogue, rather than someone who was on the take, and I was seduced by her folksy approach. I even liked the way she workd her three six-year-olds into every third post, suggesting that, for her, “family values” is more about family than about politics.