“Global Cost of Emission Restraints and Challenges Posed by Renewable Power“
Amanda Maxham, Ph.D., is a research associate at the Ayn Rand Institute. She writes, speaks, and gives interviews on topics in science and environmentalism, including genetically modified organisms (GMOs), DDT and pesticides, climate change, and energy. She holds a Ph.D. in physics from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV), and her scientific work on gamma-ray burst astronomy has appeared in international science journals such as The Astrophysical Journal and The Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. She was recently an adjunct professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at UNLV, where she founded and directed the university’s high-altitude weather balloon research program. Prior to joining the Ayn Rand Institute, she was a visiting assistant professor of physics and astronomy at UNLV.