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252 Top Climate Scientists Who Do NOT Believe That Climate Change Is Caused By Man

Abraham H. Oort, Dutch-American climatologist

Alan Robock (1941-), American climatologist, professor at Rutgers University

Amanda Lynch, Australian Professor at Brown University bridging research between atmospheric and climate change science, and environmental policy and Indigenous knowledge

Anders Levermann, German professor of climate dynamics at University of Potsdam

André Berger, (1942-), Belgian, modeling climatic changes at the geological and at the century time scales.

Andrew Dessler, American atmospheric scientist and professor at Texas A&M University

Andrew J. Weaver, Canadian, climate modeling and analysis.

Andrew Pitman (1964- ), British, terrestrial processes in global and regional climate modelling, model evaluation and earth systems approaches to understanding climate change.

Andrew Watson (1952-), British, marine and atmospheric sciences.

Ann Henderson-Sellers (1952-), Australian, climate change risk evaluation.

Anny Cazenave, French oceanographer specializing in satellite altimetry.

Arnt Eliassen dynamic meteorologist

Atsumu Ohmura (1942 ), Japanese climatologist, professor emeritus at ETH Zurich

Balfour Currie OC (1902-1981), Canadian climatologist at University of Saskatchewan

Ben Santer (1955-), climatologist at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790), first mapped the course of the Gulf Stream for use in sending mail from the United States to Europe

Bert Bolin (1925-2007), Swedish meteorologist, first chair of the IPCC

Brian Hoskins, British climatologist and professor at University of Reading

Carl Mears, American, senior scientist at Remote Sensing Systems

Carl Wunsch (1941-), Physical oceanography and ocean acoustic tomography.

Carl-Gustaf Rossby (1898-1957), Swedish-American climatologist

Charles David Keeling (1928-2005), American, atmospheric carbon dioxide measurements, Keeling Curve.

Chris Freeman, Welsh professor of biogeochemistry

Christopher Field, American climate scientist with the Carnegie Institution for Science

Christopher Landsea (1965-), American meteorologist, Science and Operations Officer at the National Hurricane Center

Christopher McKay, American planetary scientist at NASA Ames Research Center

Claude Lorius, French glaciologist, director emeritus of CNRS

Cliff Ollier (1931-), Britisch-Australian geologist and climate scientist

Corinne Le Quéré, Canadian/UK, director of Tyndall Center for Climate Change

Cynthia E. Rosenzweig (born c. 1958), American climatologist, pioneered the study of climate change and agriculture

Daniel Kammen, American professor of Energy at University of California, Berkeley

David A. Hodell, (1958-), British paleoclimatologist, professor at Cambridge University

David Archer, American professor of oceanography at University of Chicago

David E. Parker, British, surface temperature trend.

David Karoly, Australian professor of meteorology at University of Melbourne

David Marshall, British physical oceanographer at the University of Oxford.

David Phillips OC (1944- ), Canadian climatologist and meteorologist

David Reay, Professor of Carbon Management at the University of Edinburgh.

David Schindler, Canadian-American environmental chemist, professor of Ecology at University of Alberta

David Vaughan, ice sheets, British Antarctic Survey

David W. Keith, Canadian, Geoengineering and CO2 capture and storage research, University Professor at SEAS and Harvard Kennedy School

David W. Tarasick (1954-) Canadian climate scientist, discovered largest forming hole in ozone layer above northern Canada.

David Wratt, New Zealander, chief scientist at NIWA

Detlef Quadfasel, German professor of Geophysics at Niels Bohr Institute

Diana Liverman (1954-), American/British, climate impacts, vulnerability and policy

Dmitry Lachinov (1842-1902), Russian climatologist and engineer

Don Easterbrook (1935-), American, Professor Emeritus of Geology at Western Washington University

Donald Wuebbles, American atmospheric scientist and professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign

Dork Sahagian Armenian-American, Lehigh University

Drew Shindell, American atmospheric chemist, professor of Climate Sciences at Duke University

Ed Hawkins, British climate scientist at University of Reading, and designer of data visualization graphics

Edmund Halley, published a map of the trade winds in 1686 after a voyage to the southern hemisphere.

Édouard Bard, French climate scientist, specialized in past climate reconstruction.

Eduardo Zorita (1961-), Spanish paleoclimatologist, senior scientist at GKSS

Edward Norton Lorenz (1917-2008), American, discovery of the strange attractor notion and coined the term butterfly effect.

Eigil Friis-Christensen (1944-), Danish geophysicist

Ellie Highwood, Professor of Climate Physics at the University of Reading

Eric J. Barron (1944-), American geophysicist, President of Pennsylvania State University

Eric Rignot, American professor of Earth System Science at University of California, Irvine

Ernest Afiesimama, Nigerian weatherman,

Eystein Jansen (1953-), Norwegian professor of paleoceanography at University of Bergen

Filippo Giorgi (1959-), Italian atmospheric physicist, International Centre for Theoretical Physics

Francis Galton (1822-1911), coined the term anticyclone

Frank Sherwood Rowland (1927-2012), American atmospheric chemist at University of California, Irvine

Fred Singer (1924-), Austrian-born American atmospheric physicist, Founder and president of the Science & Environmental Policy Project

Fritz Möller (1906-1983), German, early modeling of CO2 greenhouse effect

Fyodor Panayev (1856-1933), Russian climatologist

Gabriele C. Hegerl (1963-), Professor of Climate System Science at the University of Edinburgh School of GeoSciences.

Garth Paltridge (1940-), Australian atmospheric physicist

Gavin A. Schmidt, American climatologist and climate modeler at the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS).

Gerald A. Meehl (1951-), American climatologist at NCAR.

Gerald North (1938- ) American atmospheric scientist at Texas A&M and author of the North Report.

Gerard C. Bond (1940-2005) American geologist and paleoclimate researcher

Gilbert Plass (1920-2004), Canadian. CO2 greenhouse effect and AGW.

Gordon Hamilton, (1966-2016) Scottish, Associate Research Professor, Climatology Group, of the University of Maine.

Gordon J. F. MacDonald (1929-2002) American physicist who developed one of the first computational models of climate change, and was an early advocate for governmental action.

Gordon Manley (1902-1980), English, Central England temperature (CET) series.

Gordon McBean, Canadian, boundary layer research, hydrometeorology and environmental impact research, and weather forecasting.

Graeme Pearman OA FAAS (1941- ), Australian climatologist

Greg Holland Australian meteorology researcher at NCAR

Guy Stewart Callendar, English,(February 1898-October 1964), steam engineer and inventor who proposed what eventually became known as the Callendar effect, the theory that linked rising carbon dioxide concentrations in the atmosphere to global temperature.

Hans E. Suess (1909-1993), Austrian, radiocarbon dating, Suess effect.

Hans Joachim Schellnhuber (1950-), German climatologist, was an author for the Third Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.

Hans Oeschger (1927-1998), Swiss paleoclimatologist and isotope chemist

Hans von Storch (1949-), German, meteorology - Director of the Institute for Coastal Research at the Helmholtz Research Centre, Geesthacht, Germany

Harmon Craig (1926-2003), pioneering American geochemist

Harold E. Brooks (1959-), American meteorologist, severe convective storm and tornado climatology as well as conducive atmospheric environments

Harry Wexler (1911-1962), American meteorologist

Heidi Cullen, American meteorologist, chief scientist for Climate Central

Helen McGregor, an Australian geologist and climate change researcher, a Fellow with the Research School of Earth Sciences at the Australian National University

Helmut Landsberg (1906-1985), German-American, fostered the use of statistical analysis in climatology, which led to its evolution into a physical science

Henrik Svensmark, Professor in the Division of Solar System Physics at the Danish National Space Institute (DTU Space) in Copenhagen.

Henry Pollack, American emeritus professor of geophysics at University of Michigan.

Hubert Lamb (1913-1997), British climatologist, founder of the Climatic Research Unit at University of East Anglia

Ian G. Enting, Australian mathematical physicist at University of Melbourne

Inez Fung American, climate modeling, biogeochemical cycles, and climate change.

Isaac Held, German-American atmospheric physicist, researcher at GFDL

J. Marshall Shepherd American professor of meteorology at University of Georgia

Jacob Bjerknes, Norwegian-American meteorologist

Jagdish Shukla (1944-), Indian-American climatologist, Distinguished University Professor at George Mason University

James Annan, British climatologist with Blue Skies Research, UK

James E. Hansen (1941-), American, planetary atmospheres, remote sensing, numerical models, and global warming.

James J. McCarthy, American professor of Biological Oceanography at Harvard University

James Lovelock (1919-), British, Gaia hypothesis and biotic feedbacks.

Jan Veizer (1941-), Slovakian, Distinguished University Professor emeritus of Earth Sciences at the University of Ottawa

Jason Box, American professor of glaciology at Ohio State University

Jean Grove (d. 1927-2001), British, glaciologist; the Little Ice Age

Jean Jouzel, French, glaciologist and climatologist specializing in major climatic shifts

Jean Robert Petit, French paleoclimatologist, emeritus director of research at Centre national de la recherche scientifique

Jennifer Francis Climate change in the Arctic

Jerry D. Mahlman (1940-2012), American meteorologist and climatologist and a pioneer in the use of computational models of the atmosphere to examine the interactions between atmospheric chemistry and physics.

Jim Salinger, New Zealand climatologist

Joanna Haigh, (1954-) British, Co-Director of Grantham Institute at Imperial College London, solar variability

Joanne Simpson (1923-2010), American meteorologist

Joe Farman, British, ozone hole above Antarctica

John A. Church (1951-), Australian oceanographer, chair of the

John Christy, director of the Earth System Science Center at The University of Alabama in Huntsville. Best known (with Roy Spencer) for developing the first version of the satellite temperature record.

John E. Kutzbach, American climatologist, professor emeritus at University of Wisconsin–Madison

John F. B. Mitchell, British, climate modelling and detection and attribution of climate change

John H. Seinfeld, American atmospheric chemist at California Institute of Technology

John Michael Wallace, North Atlantic oscillation, Arctic oscillation, El Niño-Southern Oscillation.

John T. Houghton (1931-), British, atmospheric physics, remote sensing.

John Tyndall (1820-1893), British, measured radiative effect of greenhouse gases, postulated greenhouse effect hypothesis of climate change

Jonathan M. Gregory, climate modeler, British, professor at University of Reading

Joseph B. Klemp, American atmospheric scientist at NCAR

Joseph Fourier (1768-1830), French, greenhouse effect.

Joseph J. Romm (1960-), American author, blogger, physicist

Joseph Smagorinsky (1924-2005), American meteorologist; first head of NOAA GFDL

Josh Willis, American oceanographer at NASA's JPL

Judith Curry American climatologist and former chair of the School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at the Georgia Institute of Technology

Jule G. Charney (1917-1981) American meteorologist, pioneer in numerical weather modeling

Julia Slingo (1950-), chief scientist at the Met Office since 2009 and former Director of Climate Research in NERC's National Centre for Atmospheric Science, at the University of Reading

Julie Arblaster, Australian climatologist at The Centre for Australian Weather and Climate Research in CSIRO

Katharine Hayhoe, Canadian, Atmospheric science, global climate models.

Keith Briffa (1952-2017), United Kingdom, dendrochronology, temperature history.

Keith Browning, British meteorologist; mesoscale meteorology, sparkles

Keith Shine, Regius Professor of Meteorology and Climate Science at the University of Reading

Ken Caldeira, American, climate engineering, ocean acidification, atmospheric chemistry.

Kenneth Hare OC FRSC (1919-2002), Canadian climatologist

Kenneth M. Golden, American applied mathematician, percolation theory and diffusion process models of sea ice, professor at University of Utah

Kerry Emanuel (1955-), American, atmospheric dynamics specializing in hurricanes.

Kevin Anderson, Director of the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research and is an adviser to the British Government on climate change.

Kevin E. Trenberth, decadal variability, El Niño-Southern Oscillation.

Kevin Russel Tate (1943-2018) New Zealand soil chemist, studied carbon cycling and sequestration in soils.

Kirill Y. Kondratyev (1920-2006), Russian atmospheric physicist

Konrad Steffen (1952-), Swiss-American glaciologist at University of Colorado Boulder

Kozma Spassky-Avtonomov (1807-1890), Russian climatologist

Kurt Lambeck, Australian, cryosphere-hydrosphere-lithosphere interactions, and sea level rise and its impact on human populations.

László Makra (1952-), Hungarian climatologist. Full professor. His main research area is pollen climatology and, within this, analysis of climatological relationships of ragweed pollen, as well as relationship between ragweed pollen concentration and respiratory diseases.

Lennart Bengtsson (1935-), Swedish meteorologist and climate scientist

Lewis Fry Richardson (1881-1953) English mathematician and meteorologist

Lonnie Thompson (1948-), American, Professor of Earth Sciences, Ohio State University paleoclimatology, ice cores.

Malcolm K. Hughes, British meso-climatologist, professor at University of Arizona

Marcia McNutt, American geophysicist, Editor-in-Chief of Science

Mario J. Molina (1943-), Mexican, atmospheric chemistry and ozone depletion.

Mark Cane, American, modeling and prediction of the El Niño-Southern Oscillation.

Mark Dyurgerov (died 2009), Russian-American glaciologist

Mark Serreze (1960-), American geographer and Arctic climatologist, director of the National Snow and Ice Data Center

Matthew England (1966-), Australian, physical oceanographer and climate dynamicist.

Maureen Raymo, American, paleoclimatologist.

Micha Tomkiewicz (1939-), American, democratizing climate change, facilitating required energy transition, professor at Brooklyn College, City University of New York.

Michael E. Mann (1965-), American, distinguished professor of meteorology and director, Earth System Science Center, Penn State U. Climate variability and paleoclimate reconstructions; see Hockey stick graph.

Michael Lockwood, British professor of physics at Reading University

Michael MacCracken (1942-), American, chief scientist at the Climate Institute in Washington, DC.

Michael Oppenheimer, American professor of geosciences at Princeton University

Michael Raupach (1950-2015), Australian climatologist, formerly of CSIRO and was director of the Climate Change program at Australian National University

Michael Schlesinger, American professor of Atmospheric Sciences at UIUC

Mike Hulme (1960-), British, climate impacts, climate modelling, climate and culture.

Milutin Milankovic (1879-1958), Serbian, Milankovitch cycles.

Mojib Latif (1954-), German, meteorology and oceanography, climate modelling

Murry Salby American atmospheric and climate scientist

Myles Allen, head of the Climate Dynamics group at University of Oxford's Atmospheric, Oceanic and Planetary Physics Department. Lead author, IPCC Third Assessment Report. Review editor, Fourth Assessment Report.

Nicola Scafetta (1975-) Italian astronomer and climate scientist

Nils-Axel Mörner (1938-), Swedish oceanographer and climate scientist

Nir Shaviv (1972-), Israeli-American astrophysicist and climate scientist

Olga Zolina (1975-), Russian climatologist

Ove Hoegh-Guldberg, Australian oceanographer at University of Queensland

Owen Toon, American professor of Atmospheric and Ocean Sciences at University of Colorado Boulder

P. C. S. Devara, Indian climatologist and professor at Amity University, Gurgaon

Pancheti Koteswaram, Indian meteorologist and former vice-president of the World Meteorological Organization

Patrick Michaels (1950-), American climatologist.

Paul J. Crutzen (1933-), Dutch, stratospheric and tropospheric chemistry, and their role in the biogeochemical cycles and climate.

Penny Whetton, Australian, regional climate change projections for Australia. A lead author of the IPCC third and fourth Assessment Report on Climate Change.

Peter A. Stott, British, climate scientist

Peter Gleick (1956-), American, hydroclimatologist, hydrologic impacts of climate change, snowfall/snowmelt responses, water adaptation strategies, consequences of sea-level rise

Peter Kalmus, American data scientist at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory and Associate Project Scientist at University of California, Los Angeles’ Joint Institute for Regional Earth System Science & Engineering

Peter Lynch, Irish meteorologist and mathematician

Peter Thejll (1956-), Danish, Northern Hemisphere land air temperature, solar variation and greenhouse effect

Peter Thorne, British climatologist with the Nansen Environmental and Remote Sensing Centre, Bergen, Norway

Peter Wadhams ScD (1948-), is professor of Ocean Physics, and Head of the Polar Ocean Physics Group in the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, University of Cambridge. He is best known for his work on sea ice.

Phil Jones (1952-), British, instrumental climate change, palaeoclimatology, detection of climate change.

Pier Vellinga (1950-), Dutch climatologist, professor at Wageningen University

Piers Forster, British professor of Physical Climate Change at University of Leeds

R. E. Munn FRSC (1919-2013), Canadian climatologist

Ralph J. Cicerone (1943-), American atmospheric chemist, President of U.S. National Academy of Sciences

Ralph Keeling, American professor of Atmospheric Chemistry at Scripps Institution of Oceanography

Raymond Pierrehumbert, idealized climate modeling, Faint young sun paradox.

Raymond S. Bradley, American, historical temperatures, paleoclimatology, and climate variability.

Ricardo Villalba, Argentine paleoclimatologist.

Richard A. Betts, Head of the Climate Impacts strategic area at the Met Office Hadley Centre.

Richard A. Muller (1944-), American physicist, head of the Berkeley Earth Surface Temperature project, formerly an outspoken critic of current climate change science.

Richard Alley (1957-), Penn State College of Earth and Mineral Science, American, Earth's cryosphere and global climate change.

Richard C. J. Somerville (1941-), American climatologist, distinguished professor emeritus at Scripps Institution of Oceanography

Richard H. Moss, Chairman, Advisory Committee for the Sustained National Climate Assessment

Richard Lindzen (1940-), American, dynamic meteorology, especially planetary waves.

Robert Balling, American, former director of the Office of Climatology and is a professor of geography at Arizona State University, climatology, global climate change, and geographic information systems.

Robert Cahalan, American, climate physics, energy balance, radiative transfer, remote sensing, solar radiation.

Robert D. Cess, American atmospheric scientist, emeritus professor at Stony Brook University.

Robert E. Dickinson. American climatologist, professor at University of Texas at Austin

Robin Bell, American, polar geophysicist, President-elect of the American Geophysical Union

Roger A. Pielke, Sr. (1946-), American, climate change, environmental vulnerability, numerical modeling, and atmospheric dynamics.

Roger G. Barry, (1935-2018), British-American, polar climatologist, first director of the National Snow and Ice Data Center

Roger Revelle (1909-1991), American, global warming and chemical oceanography.

Roy Spencer (scientist), climatologist, principal research scientist at the University of Alabama in Huntsville

Sallie Baliunas, American, astrophysicist, solar variation.

Scott Denning, American atmospheric scientist and professor at Colorado State University

Shen Kuo (1031-1095), Chinese scientist who inferred that climates naturally shifted over an enormous span of time, after observing petrified bamboos found underground near Yanzhou (modern day Yan'an, Shaanxi province), a dry-climate area unsuitable for the growth of bamboo

Sherwood Idso (1942-) American climatologist and ecologist

Simon Tett, British, detection and attribution of climate change, model initialization, and validation.

Sir Nicholas Shackleton (1937-2006), British paleoclimatologist at Cambridge University

Sir Robert Watson, British scientist and chief scientist for the World Bank

Stefan Rahmstorf (1960-), German, the role of ocean currents in climate change.

Stephen E. Schwartz (1941-), American, chemistry of air pollutants, radiative forcing of aerosols on climate

Stephen H. Schneider (1945-2010), American, Professor of Environmental Biology and Global Change at Stanford University.

Steve Running, American global ecologist at University of Montana

Susan Solomon (1956-), American, chlorofluorocarbons and ozone depletion.

Svante Arrhenius (1859-1927), Swedish, greenhouse effect.

Sylvia Earle (1935-), American marine biologist

Syukuro Manabe (1931-), Japanese, professor Princeton University, pioneered the use of computers to simulate global climate change and natural climate variations.

Thomas Knutson, American climate modeller, researcher at GFDL

Thomas R. Karl (1951-), American, climate extremes and variability.

Thomas Sterry Hunt (1826-1892), American, first scientist to connect carbon dioxide to climate change

Thomas Stocker, Swiss, climate dynamics and paleoclimate modeling and reconstruction.

Tim Palmer CBE FRS (1952- ), British mathematical physicist, climate modeler at Oxford University

Timothy Osborn, British professor of Climate Science at University of East Anglia

Tom Segalstad (1949-) Norwegian geochemist

Tom Wigley, Australian climatologist at University of Adelaide

Veerabhadran Ramanathan, Indian, general circulation models, atmospheric chemistry, and radiative transfer.

Vicky Pope, British, Head of the Climate Prediction Programme at the Hadley Centre for Climate Prediction and Research.

Vilhelm Bjerknes (1862-1951), Norwegian, forecasting, numerical models.

Waleed Abdalati, American, director of Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Studies, former chief scientist of NASA

Wallace Smith Broecker (1931-2019), American, Pleistocene geochronology, radiocarbon dating, and chemical oceanography.

Warren M. Washington (1936-), American, climate modelling.

Wilfrid George Kendrew, (1884-1962), Scottish climatologist and meteorologist

Will Steffen (1947-), Australian climatologist, science advisor to Australian government.

Willi Dansgaard, Danish climatologist

William H. Schlesinger (1950-), American biogeochemist, former Dean of the Nicholas School at Duke University

William Richard Peltier (1943- ), Canadian, global geodynamic modeling and ice sheet reconstructions; atmospheric and oceanic waves and turbulence.

William Ruddiman, American, palaeoclimatologist, Early Anthropogenic Hypothesis

Willie Soon (1966-), Malaysian-born American astrophysicist and climate scientist

Wolfgang Seiler (1940-), German climatologist, Director of the Institute of Meteorology and Atmospheric Environmental Research (IMK-IFU) of the Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology)

Yevgraf Yevgrafovich Fyodorov (1880-1965), Russian climatologist

 

 

 

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