Chad Tolman

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About me

Gender MALE
Industry Science
Occupation Retired chemist
Location Wilmington, New Castle County, DE, United States
Introduction I have a B.S. degree in chemistry at MIT and a PhD in physical chemistry at UC Berkeley. I have done industrial research, taught at the University of DE, and worked as a Program Officer at NSF and NRC. I have served on the Delaware Governor's Energy Advisory Council and the Delaware Sea Level Rise Advisory Committee.
Interests Reading, writing and speaking about energy and climate change, writing poetry, singing, gardening, and spending time with my six grandchildren.
Favorite Music Folk music of the '60s and '70's
Favorite Books Lester Brown - World on the Edge, Bill McKibben - Eaarth, David Archer - The Long Thaw, Stephen Schneider - Global Warming, James Hansen - Storms of My Grandchildren, Kerry Emanuel - Divine Wind, Elizabeth Kolbert - Field Notes from a Catastrophe, Jared Diamond - Collapse, Thomas Friedman - Hot, Flat and Crowded, Naomi Oreskes and Erik Conway - Merchants of Doubt

Compose the lyrics to a new national anthem that features an animal sound at least once:

Will humanity respond to climate change in time to avoid human and ecological catastrophe?