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William R. Moomaw is Professor of International Environmental Policy, and has been the Director of the International Environment and Resource Policy Program at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University, since 1992. He also co-directs the Global Development and Environment Institute, which explores the interaction among economics, environment, and technology at Tufts University. Moomaw received his Ph.D. in physical chemistry from MIT, and was Professor of Chemistry and Director of the Center for Environmental Studies at Williams College before leaving to direct the Climate, Energy, and Pollution Program at the World Resources Institute in 1988 and 1989. During the mid-1970s, he served as a AAAS Congressional Science Fellow where he helped to evaluate the legislation to phase out CFCs in aerosol cans, and worked on energy R&D following the oil embargo. He has written extensively on climate change, and has been a principle lead author of the industry chapters of the 1995 Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Second Assessment Report.

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