Paul C. Knappenberger is Assistant Director of the Center for the Study of Science at the Cato Institute. He has over 25 years of experience in climate research, including 10 years with the Virginia State Climatology Office and 15 years as the research coordinator for New Hope Environmental Services. He holds an M.S. and B.A. degrees in environmental sciences from the University of Virginia.
Knappenberger has published numerous papers in the major atmospheric science journals on global warming, hurricanes, precipitation changes, weather and mortality, and Greenland ice melt, among many other areas, and is a very popular presenter at climate conferences worldwide. He was also the administrator and a major contributor to World Climate Report, the original (and longest-running) blog on earth on climate change.