Thursday, June 23, 2011

NASA scientist James Hansen gets rich from preaching Man Made Global Warming to environmentalists

Gifts, speaking fees, prizes and consulting compensation include:

$720,000 --- Received media consulting services and legal advice provided by The George Soros Open Society Institute.

$550,000 --- The 2010 Blue Planet prize from the Asahi Glass Foundation, which recognizes efforts to solve environmental issues

$333,000 --- Shared in a $1 million prize from the Dan David Foundation for his "profound contribution to humanity." [Hansen's cut ranged from $333,000 to $500,000.]

$100,000 --- The Sophie Prize for his "political activism," in his effort to "inspire people working towards a sustainable future."

$48,164 --- Speaking fees from a range of environmental organizations.

$15,000 --- A waived participation fee by the W.J. Clinton Foundation for its 2009 Waterkeeper Conference.

Federal rules prohibit government employees from receiving certain types of income outside their job. Employees are required to file Form 17-60 in writing before any outside activity. And annually, they're required to submit Form SF 278, after receiving outside compensation.