A Night With Warren Washington

Monday 6/11/2012

National Academy of Sciences

Washington, D.C.

On June 11, 2012 The HistoryMakers, ScienceMakers & the National Academy of Sciences held A Night With Warren Washington As Interviewed By Ralph Cicerone, at the newly-renovated National Academy of Sciences' Auditorium in Washington, D.C. Dr. Warren Washington, National Medal of Science Laureate, was interviewed by Dr. Ralph Cicerone, President of the National Academy of Sciences, about his life and work in a program honoring his outstanding contributions.  (Video 1 courtesy National Medal of Science YouTube Channel)

 
WARREN M. WASHINGTON


Warren M. Washington is an internationally recognized expert on atmospheric science and climate research. He specializes in computer modeling of Earth's climate. Currently, he is a senior scientist and Chief Scientist of the DOE/UCAR Cooperative Agreement at NCAR in the the Climate Change Research Section Section in the center's Climate and Global Dynamics Division. Over the years, Washington has published almost 200 papers in professional journals, garnered dozens of national and international awards, and served as a science advisor to former presidents Carter, Reagan, Bush, and Clinton.

 

 

 

RALPH J. CICERONE


Ralph J. Cicerone is an atmospheric scientist whose research in atmospheric chemistry and climate change has involved him in shaping science and environmental policy at the highest levels nationally and internationally. Cicerone is a member of the National Academy of Sciences, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the American Philosophical Society. He has served as president of the American Geophysical Union, the world's largest society of earth scientists, and he received its James B. Macelwane Award in 1979 for outstanding contributions to geophysics. He has published about 100 refereed papers and 200 conference papers, and has presented invited testimony to the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives on a number of occasions.

 


 

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A Night With Warren Washington as interviewed by Ralph Cicerone is a groundbreaking public television interview taped before a live audience at the National Academy of Sciences' Auditorium in Washington, D.C. Dr. Warren Washington, National Medal of Science Laureate, was interviewed by Dr. Ralph Cicerone, President of the National Academy of Sciences, about his life and work.

 






The HistoryMakers staff has created a finding aid for this event. View/Download below: 

 

Finding Aid to The HistoryMakers - Special Collection: ScienceMakers - A Night with Warren Washington (Washington, D.C. 2012)

 

 

 PRESS


 

Warren Washington On The Kojo Nmamdi Show!

 

 

 

Warren Washington Article on NCAR Website:  http://www2.ucar.edu/for-staff/update/coming-fall-night-warren-washington







HOST COMMITTEE

Richard Anthes
President Emeritus
University Corporation for Atmospheric Research
D. James Baker
Director, Global Carbon Measurement Program
The William J. Clinton Foundation 
Eric Barron
President
Florida State University
Rita Colwell
Distinguished University Professor
University of Maryland, College Park
Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health 
Ralph B. Everett
President & CEO
Joint Center for Political & Economic Studies
Aristides Patrinos
Senior Vice President for Corporate Affairs
Synthetic Genomics 
Shirley Malcom
Director of Education & Human Resources
American Association for the Advancement of Science
Jonathan T. Malay
Lockheed Martin Corporation
Past-President, American Meteorological Society 
Cora Marrett
Deputy Director
National Science Foundation
Marshall Shephard
President-Elect
American Meteorological Society 
Charles M. Vest
President
National Academy of Engineering
Gina E. Wood
Director, Program Development
Bipartisan Policy Center