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Climate scientist James E. Hansen has championed global warming awareness for the length of his career – and he just announced that he plans to retire from NASA to focus on fighting greenhouse emissions in the courts. Hansen spent 46 years at the Goddard Institute for Space Studies, and although his retirement will take a key scientist out of the research lab, he’s looking forward to challenging federal and state governments on emissions and climate legislation.

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