Ben Santer

Ben Santer (Photo - Sam Waldron for Ruthie Hauge Photography)

Ben Santer, senior climate scientist at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, spoke earlier this month in Madison, Wisc. to the annual meeting of Sigma Xi, the national scientific society. Santer gave the talk after winning the society’s annual William Proctor Award, joining such past science luminaries as Ernest Lawrence, Margaret Mead and Vannevar Bush as award recipients. The award recognizes contributions to science communications, as well as to research.