Timothy E. Wirth

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Timothy E. Wirth is president of the United Nations Foundation, a former senator from Colorado, and advisor to President William Jefferson Clinton on climate change.[1][2]

"Senator Wirth began his political career as a White House Fellow under President Lyndon Johnson — and served as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Education in the Nixon Administration. In 1975, Senator Wirth returned to his home state and successfully ran for the U.S. House of Representatives, representing Colorado’s 2nd Congressional District from 1975 to 1987. In 1987, Wirth was elected to the U.S. Senate where he focussed on environmental issues, especially global climate change and population stabilization. From 1993 to 1997, Senator Wirth served in the U.S. Department of State as the first Under Secretary for Global Affairs. He is a graduate of Harvard College and holds a Ph.D. from Stanford University. The recipient of numerous awards and honorary degrees, he also served as a member of the Harvard Board of Overseers." [3]

He is married to Wren Wirth.


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  1. About, Better World Fund, accessed April 4, 2009.
  2. Directors, National Museum of Natural History, accessed October 5, 2008.
  3. Board, New Economics Institute, accessed December 12, 2011.
  4. Advisory Council, Global Philanthropy Forum, accessed January 9, 2010.
  5. Mary Robinson Foundation - Climate Justice International Advisory Counci, organizational web page, accessed June 19, 2012.

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