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Appendix W
Background Information on Panel Members and Professional Staff

Synthesis Panel Members

The Honorable DANIEL J. EVANS, Chairman, is chairman of Daniel J. Evans & Associates in Seattle, Washington. A registered civil and structural engineer, he served as United States Senator from the State of Washington from 1983 to 1989, and as governor from 1965 to 1977. He was president of The Evergreen State College from 1977 to 1983 and chaired the Pacific Northwest Power and Conservation Planning Council from 1981 to 1983. He is a member of the National Academy of Public Administration.

ROBERT McCORMICK ADAMS is secretary of the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. An anthropologist and educator, he conducted field research on the history of irrigation and urban settlements. Formerly provost at the University of Chicago, he is a member of the National Academy of Sciences.

GEORGE F. CARRIER is T. Jefferson Coolidge Professor of Applied Mathematics, emeritus, at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He specializes in mathematical modelling of fluid dynamics. He chaired the 1985 Academy Committee on Atmospheric Effects of Nuclear Explosions. He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences and the National Academy of Engineering.

RICHARD N. COOPER is professor of economics at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts and a director of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. He served as a member of the Council of Economic Advisors from 1961 to 1963. From 1972 to 1974 he was provost at Yale University. He was Undersecretary of State for Economic Affairs from 1977 to 1981.



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Page 858 Appendix W Background Information on Panel Members and Professional Staff Synthesis Panel Members The Honorable DANIEL J. EVANS, Chairman, is chairman of Daniel J. Evans & Associates in Seattle, Washington. A registered civil and structural engineer, he served as United States Senator from the State of Washington from 1983 to 1989, and as governor from 1965 to 1977. He was president of The Evergreen State College from 1977 to 1983 and chaired the Pacific Northwest Power and Conservation Planning Council from 1981 to 1983. He is a member of the National Academy of Public Administration. ROBERT McCORMICK ADAMS is secretary of the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. An anthropologist and educator, he conducted field research on the history of irrigation and urban settlements. Formerly provost at the University of Chicago, he is a member of the National Academy of Sciences. GEORGE F. CARRIER is T. Jefferson Coolidge Professor of Applied Mathematics, emeritus, at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He specializes in mathematical modelling of fluid dynamics. He chaired the 1985 Academy Committee on Atmospheric Effects of Nuclear Explosions. He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences and the National Academy of Engineering. RICHARD N. COOPER is professor of economics at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts and a director of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. He served as a member of the Council of Economic Advisors from 1961 to 1963. From 1972 to 1974 he was provost at Yale University. He was Undersecretary of State for Economic Affairs from 1977 to 1981.

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Page 859 ROBERT A. FROSCH is vice president at General Motors Research Laboratories in Warren, Michigan. He was Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Research and Development from 1966 to 1973. From 1973 to 1975 he was assistant executive director of the United Nations Environment Programme. He was director of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration from 1977 to 1981. He is a member of the National Academy of Engineering. THOMAS H. LEE is professor emeritus in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He worked at General Electric for 32 years, and from 1978 to 1980 was staff executive and chief technologist. From 1980 to 1984 he directed the Electric Power Systems Engineering Laboratory at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and was director of the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis from 1984 to 1987. He is a member of the National Academy of Engineering. JESSICA TUCHMAN MATHEWS is vice president at the World Resources Institute in Washington, D.C. A molecular biologist and policy analyst, she was a professional staff to the United States Congress House Interior Committee from 1974 to 1975. From 1977 to 1979, she was director of the Office for Global Issues at the National Security Council. WILLIAM D. NORDHAUS is professor of economics at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut. He was a member of the Council of Economic Advisors from 1977 to 1979. From 1986 to 1988 he was provost at Yale University. GORDON H. ORIANS is professor of zoology and was formerly director of the Institute for Environmental Studies at the University of Washington in Seattle, Washington. He specializes in evolution of vertebrate species. He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences. STEPHEN H. SCHNEIDER is head of Interdisciplinary Climate Systems at the National Center for Atmospheric Research in Boulder, Colorado. He is an expert on global climate change models, and is editor of Climate Change. MAURICE STRONG served on the Panel until February, 1990 when he resigned due to his commitment to serve as secretary general to the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development. He was director-general of the External Aid Office of the Canadian government, and Undersecretary General of the United Nations with responsibility for environmental affairs. He was chief executive of the 1972 United Nations Conference on the Human Environment.

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Page 860 SIR CRISPIN TICKELL is warden of Green College, Oxford, United Kingdom. He entered the British diplomatic service in 1954. From 1984 to 1987 he was permanent secretary of the Overseas Development Administration in the United Kingdom. From 1987 to 1990 he was permanent representative of the United Kingdom to the United Nations. He is author of Climate Change and World Affairs (University Press of America, 1986). VICTORIA J. TSCHINKEL is senior consultant with Landers, Parsons and Uhlfelder in Tallahassee, Florida. From 1981 to 1987 she was secretary of the Florida Department of Environmental Regulation. An expert on environmental regulation and management, she is a member of the National Academy of Public Administration. She is also a member of the Electric Power Research Institute Advisory Council and the Advisory Committee for Nuclear Facility Safety. PAUL E. WAGGONER is distinguished scientist at the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station in New Haven, Connecticut. He chaired the American Association for the Advancement of Science panel on Climatic Variability, Climate Change, and the Planning and Management of United States Water Resources. He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences. Effects Panel Members GEORGE F. CARRIER, Chairman, is T. Jefferson Coolidge Professor of Applied Mathematics, emeritus, at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He specializes in mathematical modeling of fluid dynamics. He chaired the 1985 Academy Committee on Atmospheric Effects of Nuclear Explosions. He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences and the National Academy of Engineering. WILFRIED BRUTSAERT is professor of hydrology at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York. Among other topics, his research includes interactions between microclimate and hydrologic systems, including evaporation, infiltration, and drainage. ROBERT D. CESS is distinguished service professor of atmospheric sciences at the State University of New York in Stony Brook, New York. He heads an international program to compare atmospheric global circulation models. His research interests include atmospheric radiation and climate modeling. HERMAN CHERNOFF is professor of statistics at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts. His research has included statistical problems in econometrics, sequential design of experiments, rational selection of decision

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Page 861 functions, large sample theory, and pattern recognition. He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences. ROBERT E. DICKINSON is professor at the Institute for Atmospheric Research at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona. His interests include atmospheric processes, upper atmosphere radiation and dynamics, and climate effects of land use change. He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences. JOHN IMBRIE is H. L. Doherty Professor of Oceanography at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island. He specializes in paleoecology and biometrics. He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences. THOMAS B. KARL is a meteorologist at the National Climate Data Center in Asheville, North Carolina. His interests include the analysis and reconstruction of the 20th century climate record, and design and management strategies for environmentally sensitive systems. MICHAEL C. MacCRACKEN is Division Leader of the Atmospheric and Geophysical Sciences Division at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in Livermore, California. His primary interest is in modeling of climate change. He has also served as a scientific advisor to the Department of Energy's Carbon Dioxide Research program since 1978. BERRIEN MOORE is director of the Institute for Study of Earth, Oceans, and Space at the University of New Hampshire in Durham, New Hampshire. His interests are earth system modeling, with special focus on interactions of biological, geological, and chemical cycles. Mitigation Panel Members THOMAS H. LEE, Chairman, is professor emeritus in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge. He worked at General Electric for 32 years, and from 1978 to 1980 was staff executive and chief technologist. From 1980 to 1984 he directed the Electric Power Systems Engineering Laboratory at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and was director of the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis from 1984 to 1987. He is a member of the National Academy of Engineering. PETER BREWER is executive director of the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute in Monterey Bay, California. He was formerly with the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in Woods Hole, Massachusetts, and

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Page 862 program director of marine chemistry at the National Science Foundation. He also serves as a member of the NRC Oceans Studies Board and is chair of its panel on CO2. RICHARD N. COOPER is professor of economics at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and a director of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. He served as a member of the Council of Economic Advisors from 1961 to 1963. From 1972 to 1974 he was provost at Yale University. He was Undersecretary of State for Economic Affairs from 1977 to 1981. ROBERT CRANDALL is a senior fellow at the Brookings Institute in Washington, D.C. From 1977 to 1978 he was deputy director of the Council on Wage and Price Stability. From 1974 to 1974 he was an economic advisor at the Federal Communications Commission. From 1966 to 1974 he was a professor of economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. ROBERT EVENSON is a professor of economics at Yale University's Economic Growth Center in New Haven, Connecticut. His research is in the area of agricultural development and the economics of science and technology. DOUGLAS FOY is executive director of the Conservation Law Foundation, Inc., in Boston, Massachusetts. His background is in the area of energy and environmental law. ROBERT A. FROSCH is vice president at General Motors Research Labs in Warren, Michigan. He was Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Research and Development from 1966 to 1973. From 1973 to 1974 he was assistant executive director of the United Nations Environment Programme. He was director of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration from 1977 to 1981. He is a member of the National Academy of Engineering. RICHARD GARWIN is a fellow at the Thomas J. Watson Research Center in Yorktown Heights, New York, and an adjunct professor of physics at Columbia University. He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, and Institute of Medicine. JOSEPH GLAS is vice-president and general manager of the Fluorochemicals Division of E.I. du Pont in Washington, Delaware. He serves as an executive committee vice-president, member of the board of directors, and vice-chairman of the research committee for the American Refrigeration Institute (ARI). His background is in research, manufacturing, and marketing, with degrees in chemistry and chemical engineering.

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Page 863 KAI N. LEE taught political science and environmental studies at the University of Washington and was a visiting professor at the Institute of Economic Research at Japan's Kyoto University while this study was under way. He is now professor and director of the Center for Environmental Studies at Williams College. He was a member of the Northwest Power Planning Council from 1983 to 1987. GREGG MARLAND is a scientist with the Environmental Sciences Division of the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. From 1975 to 1987 he was a scientist with the Institute for Energy Analysis. His research is in the area of environmental geochemistry, energy options and their environmental implications, and energy resources. JESSICA TUCHMAN MATHEWS is vice-president at the World Resources Institute in Washington, D.C. A molecular biologist and policy analyst, she was on the professional staff of the United States Congress House Interior Committee from 1974 to 1975. From 1977 to 1979 she was director of the Office for Global Issues at the National Security Council. ARTHUR H. ROSENFELD is professor of physics, University of California at Berkeley; director, Center for Building Science, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory (LBL); and acting director, California Institute for Energy Efficiency. Formerly a particle physicist, he established and directed the International Particle Data Group at LBL/CERN (1957 to 1974). Currently, his research is in energy efficiency, and he was founding president of ACEEE (American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy) from 1979 to 1990. EDWARD S. RUBIN is professor of mechanical engineering and public policy and director, Center for Energy and Environmental Studies at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He also holds a chair as the Alumni Professor of Environmental Engineering and Sciences. From 1985 to 1989 he was a member of the National Air Pollution Control Techniques Advisory Committee of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. His research is in the area of environmental impacts of coal conversion and utilization, modeling of energy and environmental systems, air quality management, and technology assessment and public policy. MILTON RUSSELL is professor of economics at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville and senior economist at Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. From 1983 to 1987 he was assistant administrator for policy, planning, and evaluation at the Environmental Protection Agency. From 1976 to 1983 he was senior fellow and director of the Center

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Page 864 for Energy Policy Research at Resources for the Future. His current research is in the area of environmental policy and policy formation. STEPHEN H. SCHNEIDER is head of Interdisciplinary Climate Systems at the National Center for Atmospheric Research in Boulder, Colorado. He is an expert on global climate models and serves on the United States National Climate Program Advisory Committee and the Advisory Committee to the World Climate Studies Program. EUGENE B. SKOLNIKOFF is professor of political science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge. He is a member of the Department of State OES Advisory Committee. From 1979 to 1985 he was chairman of the board of the German Marshall Fund of the United States and has served in the White House Science Advisor's Office during several administrations. His research is in the area of international science, technology, and public policy. THOMAS H. STIX is professor of astrophysical sciences and director of the Program in Plasma Physics at Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey. His research is in the area of controlled fusion, waves and instabilities, and plasma heating and confinement. EDITH BROWN WEISS of Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., served on the panel until May 1990, when she joined the Environmental Protection Agency. Her background is in international environmental law and policy. Adaptation Panel Members PAUL E. WAGGONER, Chairman, is distinguished scientist at the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station in New Haven. He chaired the American Association for the Advancement of Science's Panel on Climatic Variability, Climate Change, and the Planning and Management of United States Water Resources. He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences. JESSE H. AUSUBEL is a fellow in science and public policy at Rockefeller University in New York City and director of studies for the Carnegie Commission on Science, Technology, and Government. From 1983 through 1988 Mr. Ausubel served as director of the Program Office of the National Academy of Engineering. He has served as a resident fellow at the National Academy of Sciences, and as a research scholar at the International Institute

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Page 865 for Applied Systems Analysis in Laxenburg, Austria. From 1981 to 1983 he was a National Research Council staff officer, principally responsible for studies of the greenhouse effect. CLARK BINKLEY is dean of the faculty of forestry at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada. From 1979 to 1990 he served in the school of forestry and environmental studies at Yale University. MARY M. KRITZ is associate director of the population and development program at Cornell University. JOSHUA LEDERBERG is a university professor of Rockefeller University in New York City, where he served as president from 1978 to 1988. He was on the faculty of the genetics department at the University of Wisconsin from 1947 to 1959 and at Stanford University from 1959 to 1978. He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine. WILLIAM LEWIS is a partner with McKinsey and Company in Washington, D.C. Dr. Lewis served as a deputy assistant secretary at the Department of Defense from 1977 to 1979 and as assistant secretary for policy and evaluation at the Department of Energy from 1979 to 1981. JON C. LIEBMAN is professor of environmental engineering at the University of Illinois in Urbana where he has been on the faculty since 1976. Dr. Liebman earlier was on the faculty of Johns Hopkins University. JANE LUBCHENCO is professor of zoology at Oregon State University in Corvallis and is a research associate of the Smithsonian Institution. She was on the faculty of Harvard University from 1975 to 1977. She is also a member of the National Research Council's Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology. WILLIAM D. NORDHAUS is professor of economics at Yale University. He was a member of the Council of Economic Advisors from 1977 to 1979. From 1986 to 1988 he was provost at Yale University. GORDON H. ORIANS is professor of zoology and was formerly director of the Institute for Environmental Studies at the University of Washington in Seattle. He specializes in evolution of vertebrate species. He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences. WILLIAM E. RIEBSAME is director of the Natural Hazards Research and Applications Information Center and assistant professor of geography at the

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Page 866 University of Colorado in Boulder. He served as an A. W. Mellon postdoctoral fellow on the joint SCOPE-UNEP project on ''Improving the Science of Climate—Impact Study." NORMAN J. ROSENBERG is senior fellow and director of the Climate Resources Program at Resources for the Future in Washington, D.C. Dr. Rosenberg was on the faculty of the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, from 1961 to 1987. He has served as a consultant to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the Department of the Interior, among others. He was a member of the National Research Council's Board on Atmospheric Sciences and Climate from 1982 to 1985. DANIEL P. SHEER is president of Water Resources Management in Columbia, Maryland. Previously he served as director of the Cooperative Water Supply Operations on the Potomac, Interstate Commission on the Potomac River Basin, and as executive secretary of the Power Plant Siting Studies Group at John Hopkins University. SIR CRISPIN TICKELL is warden of Green College, Oxford, United Kingdom. He entered the British diplomatic service in 1954. From 1984 to 1987 he was permanent secretary of the Overseas Development Administration in the United Kingdom. From 1987 to 1990 he was permanent representative of the United Kingdom of the United Nations. He is the author of Climate Change and World Affairs (University Press of America, 1986). Professional Staff ROB COPPOCK is staff director for the Panel on Policy Implications of Greenhouse Warming of the Committee on Science, Engineering, and Public Policy of the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, and the Institute of Medicine in Washington, D.C. From 1976 to 1984 he was a staff scientist at the International Institute for Environment and Society in Berlin, Germany. He has been on the staff at the Academy since 1985. He currently is chairman of the Global Risk Analysis Division of the Society for Risk Analysis. NANCY A. CROWELL is administrative specialist for the Panel on Policy Implications of Greenhouse Warming of the Committee on Science, Engineering, and Public Policy of the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, and the Institute of Medicine in Washington, D.C.

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Page 867 DEBORAH D. STINE is staff officer for the Panel on Policy Implications of Greenhouse Warming of the Committee on Science, Engineering, and Public Policy of the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, and the Institute of Medicine in Washington, D.C. Her specialties are environmental engineering and policy analysis. From 1983 to 1988 she was an air pollution engineer with the Texas Air Pollution Control Board. From 1988 to 1989 she was an air issues manager at the Chemical Manufacturers Association.

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