Ivar Giaever is a Norwegian-born physicist who shared the 1973 Nobel Prize in physics. He is now an institute professor emeritus at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, a professor-at-large at the University of Oslo, and the president of Applied Biophysics.
Global Warming quote
A quote attributed to Giaever has been widely circulated in anti-global warming circles:
I am a skeptic ... Global warming has become a new religion...
See /climate for details on this quote and further discussion of Giaever's views on global warming.