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U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Hearing on Global Warming - National Assessments on Climate Change

Tuesday, July 18, 2000









Members will hear testimony on the "Climate Change Impacts on the United States" report released in June. Following is the witness list (not necessarily in order of appearance):

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Opening Statement of Chairman John McCain

Honorable Larry E. Craig, U.S. Senator
Panel I: Regions
Mr. Thomas Karl, Director, National Climatic Data Center, National Environmental Satellite, Data and Information Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Dr. Anthony C. Janetos, Senior Vice President for Program, World Resources Institute
Dr. Raymond Schmitt, Senior Scientist, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institutions
Dr. Fred Singer, Professor Emeritus of Environmental Sciences, University of Virginia, and former Director, U.S. Weather Satellite Service

Panel II: Sectors
Dr. Jerry Melillo, Co-Director, Ecosystems Center, Marine Biological Laboratory
Dr. Robert Mendelsohn, Edwin Weyhaeuser Davis Professor, School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, Yale University
Dr. Peter B. Rhines, Professor of Oceanography and Atmospheric Sciences, University of Washington

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