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Howard Thomas Brady


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Dr. Howard Brady, Ph.D., is an award-winning scientist who went on four expeditions to Antarctica with the US Office of Polar Programs. He is a policy advisor to The Heartland Institute.

Brady is a member of the Explorers Club of New York, the Australian Academy of Forensic Sciences, and the CO2 Coalition.

Brady was for some years a Catholic priest educator. His scientific career really started when he worked as a scientist on a joint US-NZ-Japanese drilling project in the Antarctic, known as The Dry Valley Drilling Project. At the time, Brady was the Catholic US Naval chaplain to the McMurdo and South Pole Stations during two austral summers. He was also to work as a palaeontologist on the US-led Ross Ice Shelf Drilling Project during two other Antarctic expeditions.

Apart from Diplomas in Philosophy and Theology, Brady has an M.Sc and Ph.D. in Antarctic science, where his work used microfossils to trace the environmental and geological history of the Ross Sea region over the last 15 million years. In 2011 Northern Illinois University (where he obtained his Masters Degree) presented him with an Alumnus Scientist of the Year Award for his contributions to Antarctic science, climate research and the community at large.

Brady, now married with four children and wife Geraldine, left academia in the 1980s to work in the financial markets and then in oil and gas exploration for 15 years. Just prior to the Sydney Olympics, Brady also took over the management of a stone company for two years to pave many of the main iconic plazas of Sydney to help beautify Sydney for the Olympic Games.

Brady returned to academia in 2005 where his interests were checking historical sea level rise - the actual shoreline processes that have occurred over the last 100 years along the coast of New South Wales, south of Sydney. In 2011, he left his honorary research position at Macquarie University where his work was considered controversial and contrary to the assumed IPCC positions on sea level rise. Brady then continued his climate research and published the book:Mirrors and Mazes: A guide through the climate debate (2ndEdition, released 2017). This book is available at Amazon books as a paperback or Kindle ebook.

Howard has been a long time Member of the Explorers Club of New York. In 2015 he was invited to join the Australian Academy of Forensics Sciences due to his long-term interest in human error in major accidents. In 2017, Howard was invited by Professor William Happer of Princeton University to join the CO2 Coalition.

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