S. Fred Singer, Ph.D. has written several books and published more than 200 technical papers in peer-reviewed scientific journals. Singer, an atmospheric and space physicist, founded the Science and Environmental Policy Project (SEPP) and the Nongovernmental International Panel on Climate Change (NIPCC). Environment & Climate News Managing Editor H. Sterling Burnett interviewed Singer, who was honored at the Ninth International Conference on Climate Change in July 2014.
Burnett: You served in many federal agencies, including the EPA, the department of Interior, and as the first director of the National Weather Service. What do you find to be the biggest difference between the agencies when you worked for them and now?