George Erickson -|
author and world traveler
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
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, intermittent, carbon-reliant solar panels and bird and bat-killing, carbon-
dependent windmills, but oppose 90% efficient, environment-friendly, CO2-free, super-safe, nuclear
Because of the increasing damage from climate change, he has made the November, 2020 update of
this book FREE from this page (Click on the cover image.). For the
paperback, see Amazon.com.
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 218-744-2003.
His articles and op-eds been published in the Mpls. Star Tribune, the St Paul Pioneer Press, the
Duluth News Tribune and the Mesabi Tribune 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.
To help moderate the stress on our lives caused by Covid-19 restrictions, he has also made this
highly praised book available FREE from this website. Click on the cover image.
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, was published in mid- 2008.
True North and Back to the Barrens both are endorsed by multi-million-copy-author Clive Cussler.
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.
After retiring near Virginia, MN, he initiated and led a 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.
4678 Cedar Island Drive,
Eveleth, MN 55734
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