George Erickson -|
author and world traveler
George Erickson's Books
Dr. Erickson is a best-selling author of five pro-science books,╩a former bush
pilot in Alaska and Canada, a retired dentist, a former VP of the American
Humanist Association, a member of the National Center for Science Education
and a member of the Thorium Energy Alliance, which consists of about 300
physicists, engineers, MDs, energy experts and journalists who are deeply╩
concerned about climate change, the environment and energy issues. |
He occasionally╩exchanges climate change / energy emails with Dr. James Hansen,
the former chief scientist at NASA whom George Bush tried to silence on climate
change - and he often quotes Dr. Hansen in his fifth book, Unintended Consequences:
The Lie That Killed Millions and Accelerated Climate Change.
A prolific writer of climate change / energy op-eds, he travels╩the country at his
own expense, giving climate change and energy presentations at colleges,schools,
universities, service clubs ╩and affinity groups. ╩To schedule a presentation,
email firstname.lastname@example.org or call
Because of the increasing damage from climate change, he has made the PDF of
this book available FREE from www.tundracub.com
Paper copies and the Kindle book will be on Amazon by mid-June - 2019.
His articles and op-eds been published in the Mpls. Star Tribune, the St Paul Pioneer
Press, the Duluth News Tribune and the Mesabi Daily News plus a wide variety of magazines,
a few being Motorcycle Tour and Cruiser, Mpls/St Paul Magazine, Airways, Private Pilot,
Outdoor Canada, Northern Pilot, Cessna Flyer, the Minnesota Journal of Law and Politics,
and Arctic in Colour.
His 38 "summers" of exploring arctic Canada and Alaska with a variety of seaplanes led to
his best seller, True North: Exploring the Great Wilderness by Bush Plane. (4 printings
in the US and Canada.)
His second book, Time Traveling with Science and the Saints - an overview of the
long conflict between science and religion - soon followed, and his third book, Back to the
Barrens: On the Wing with da Vinci & Friends, his much-requested sequel to True North,
arrived in 2008.
True North and Back to the Barrens both carry the endorsement of multi-million-copy-author
Eyes Wide Open: Living Laughing, Loving and Learning in a Religion-troubled World,
an anthology of new and published fiction and non-fiction published in 2010 by the American
Humanist Association, is his fourth book. It is also an eBook.
In Unintended Consequences, he exposes the lie that created our extreme radiation safety
standards, the damage those regulations have caused and his dismay with "greens" who profit
from promoting 30% efficient, carbon-reliant solar panels and bird, bat and human-killing,
CO2-producing windmills, but oppose 90% efficient, environment-friendly, CO2-free, super-safe,
nuclear power. For hard copies, see Amazon. Also available as a Kindle book.
After retiring near Virginia, MN, he initiated and led a successful campaign to build a $1.2
million indoor tennis facility for his hometown. He also helps coach the Virginia boys' and girls'
tennis teams, funds scholarships at the Mesabi Range Community College and donates all of his
book profits to educational charities.
He is married and has two sons.
The author donates all of his book profits to educational charities.
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