Balling, Robert

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Balling, Robert Gender: M
Robert C. Balling, Jr.
born on 16 December 1952 at 09:19 (= 09:19 AM )
Place Uniontown (Fayette County), Pennsylvania, 39n54, 79w44
Timezone EST h5w (is standard time)
Data source
News report
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 24°36' s_mo.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 18°10 Asc.s_capcol.18.gif 18°45'


American professor of geography at Arizona State University, and the former director of its Office of Climatology. His research interests include climatology, global climate change, and geographic information systems. Balling has declared himself one of the scientists who oppose the consensus on global warming, arguing in a 2009 book that anthropogenic global warming "is indeed real, but relatively modest", and maintaining that there is a publication bias in the scientific literature.

From 1989 to 2002, Balling received more than $679,000 from fossil-fuel-industry organizations; as of 2007, he also had received more than $7 million in research funding from the National Science Foundation and the EPA.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth notice, The Morning Herald (Uniontown, Pennsylvania), 18 Dec 1952, p. 2.


  • Vocation : Education : Researcher
  • Vocation : Education : Teacher (Professor of geography)
  • Vocation : Humanities+Social Sciences : Geography
  • Vocation : Science : Other Science (Climatologist)
  • Vocation : Writers : Textbook/ Non-fiction