Global warming promoter rakes in outside income while working for NASA

Rick Moran
Dr. James Hansen's activities regarding the promotion of climate change theology is earning him a pretty penny outside of his NASA salary. Anthony Watts reports on a FOIA document obtained by American Tradition Institute's Environmental Law Center that details just how extensive Doctor Hansen's outside earnings have become: ATI obtained Dr. Hansen's Form SF 278, which is required to be filed annually, also under the Freedom of Information Act. The disclosure revealed that Dr. Hansen received between $236,000 and $1,232,500 in outside income in 2010 relating to his taxpayer-funded employment, which included: • Between $26,008 and $72,500 in honoraria for speeches;• Between $150,001 and $1.1 million in prizes;• Just under $60,000 in the form of in-kind income for travel to his many outside-income generating activities The travel reporting marked the first time Hansen detailed such "in-kind" benefits, which included apparent first-class travel for him and his wife on trips to...(Read Full Post)

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