Steve Rayner

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Steve Rayner.

Steve Rayner (22 May 1953 – 17 January 2020) was a British sociologist. He was the James Martin Professor of Science and Civilization at Oxford University and Director of the Institute for Science, Innovation and Society. He was a member of the Oxford Martin School.[1] He was known for his work for stopping climate change and for criticizing non-eco friendly engineers.

In 2008, he was listed by Wired Magazine as one of the 15 people the next President should listen to[2] and was recognized for his works to the joint award of the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).

Rayner died of cancer on 17 January 2020, aged 66.[3]

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  1. "Steve Rayner academic profile", Saïd Business School
  2. "Steve Rayner: Take Climate Change Seriously", Wired 22 September 2008
  3. "Steve Rayner, James Martin Professor of Science and Civilisation and founding director of the Institute for Science, Innovation and Society (InSIS), has passed away". Retrieved 22 January 2020.