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James H. Rust

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Professor of Nuclear Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology (ret.), Climate Change and Energy

James H. Rust, now retired, was professor of nuclear engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology. He is the author of Nuclear Power Plant Engineering (Haralson Publishing Company, 1979). He is a policy advisor for The Heartland Institute and an outspoken critic of unnecessary alarmism over man-made global warming. He funds several scholarships for students majoring in chemical engineering at Purdue University. He currently is delivering a talk titled “America's Failed Energy Policies and The Reason Why.”

Recent Articles and Publications

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August 2, 2018
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D., James M. Taylor, H. Sterling Burnett, Gregory Wrightstone, Daniel Sutter, Mischa Popoff, James H. Rust, Kenneth Haapala, Jay Lehr
“If adopted, this regulation would be another promise kept by President Donald Trump.” - Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D.
January 31, 2018
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D., Jay Lehr, Peter Ferrara, Frederick D. Palmer, H. Sterling Burnett, Lennie Jarratt, Bette Grande, Tom Harris, James H. Rust, David S. D’Amato, Kenneth Haapala, David Guldenschuh, Corey DeAngelis , Wayne Allyn Root, J.T. Edwards, E. Calvin Beisner, Jane M. Orient, M.D., David L. Applegate, Howard L. Simons, William Briggs, Timothy Ball, Michelle Smith, Gerard Gianoli, M.D., Ronald D. Rotunda (1945 - 2018), Randal O’Toole, James Wanliss , Yuri Maltsev, Stephen B. Presser, Michael Schaus, Jim Waters, Russ McCullough, Christopher Garbacz
“The Heartland Institute has been advising many in the administration on climate and energy policy, so we were certainly encouraged and excited the president promoted his pro-energy, pro-America vision in his State of the Union Address.” - Tim Huelskamp
January 5, 2018
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D., Jay Lehr, H. Sterling Burnett, Frederick D. Palmer, Isaac Orr, Bette Grande, Walter Cunningham, James H. Rust, Arthur Viterito
“The Trump administration recognizes fossil fuels are the lifeblood of the U.S. economy, provide high paying jobs, and benefits the nation as a whole” - H. Sterling Burnett
December 18, 2017
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D., Jay Lehr, H. Sterling Burnett, Frederick D. Palmer, Bette Grande, John Coleman (1934-2018), Tom Harris, Tom Sheahen, Kenneth Haapala, Timothy Ball, James H. Rust, Christopher Essex, Walter Starck
“The elimination of climate change from the nation’s list of security threats is one of the most important of the many actions the president has taken to strength the United States.” - Jay Lehr
October 10, 2017
By James H. Rust, Edward Hudgins
"From the Ashes" could have undone some of the damage caused by Gore’s movies and other recent movies that mislead rather than inform viewers. It is a shame that its producers had a different agenda.

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