Patricia Thornley

Director of EBRI, Energy and Bioproducts Research Institute · Aston University

Patricia Thornley works in assessing the environmental, economic and social imapcts of renewable energy technologies.

Chemistry Supergen Project Climate Change Bioenergy Environmental Sciences

Eric Rignot

Professor and Chair, Earth System Science · UC Irvine

Dr. Rignot works to understand the interactions of glaciers and climate and what effects they will have on global sea levels.

Ice Sheet Dynamics and Mass Balance Climate Change Glaciology Radar

Laura Coristine

Liber Ero Fellow, postdoctoral researcher · University of Calgary

Researching solutions for climate change

macroecology climate change mitigation for biodiversity science communication and outreach GIS and spatial analysis

Mark A. Boyer, Ph.D.

Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor and Executive Director · University of Connecticut

Mark A. Boyer studies environmental policy and global-local linkages. His research focuses on climate adaptation from global to local.

Simulation and Experimental Methods Climate Change Global-Local Linkages Globalization Environmental Policy

Diane Beckett

sustainability consultant · independent

Diane Beckett has more than three decades of experience addressing the human and environmental dimensions of sustainability

Low Carbon Energy Urban Environments Climate Natural Resource Management Gender Equality

Steven Davis

Associate Professor Earth System Science · UC Irvine

Steven Davis is interested in studies of coupled human and natural systems and sustainable systems analysis.

Agriculture Economy Climate Energy Trade

Adam Frank

Professor of Physics and Astronomy · University of Rochester

Frank is a leading expert on how stars form and how they die, as well as civilizations before humans

Science and Religion Civilizations and climate change Theoretical Astrophysics Physics and Astronomy Evolution of Stars and Planets

Ian Philp

Director, Clean Energy Institute · MaRS Cleantech

Energy innovation leader; international lawyer & MBA

Clean Energy Technology Innovation Energy Security International Development International Trade Litigation

Heike Schroeder

Professor of Environmental Governance · University of East Anglia

She examines the international politics of climate change at global, national and regional levels.

Carbon Emissions International Politics of Climate Change Climate Change Climate Change Governance International Development

Katrina Rogers, PhD

President · Fielding Graduate University

Executive, consultant, board member, and teacher in the educational and nonprofit sectors

Sustainability Leadership International Environmental Policy Climate Change Energy Law European History

Jason West, Ph.D., M.Phil., M.S.

Assistant Professor, Environmental Sciences & Engineering · UNC at Chapel Hill

Dr. West is interested broadly in the problems of air pollution and climate change

Climate Change Air Pollution Environmental Decision Analysis Global Health The Environment

Dr Tommaso Jucker

NERC Independent Research Fellow · University of Bristol

Examining the interplay between humans and forests

Deforestation Ecosystems Climate Change Woodlands Trees

Hiba Baroud

Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering · Vanderbilt University

Expert in risk, reliability and resilience of critical infrastructure against climate change and natural disasters, particularly flooding.

Climate Change Flood Mitigation Natural Disasters Resilience modeling Interdependent Systems Data Analytics

Professor Matt Rigby

Professor in Atmospheric Chemistry · University of Bristol

Exploring the sources of and changes in greenhouse gases, air quality and carbon emissions

Emission Reporting Banned Substances Climate Change Atmospheric Chemistry Air Quality

David Wagner, Ph.D.

Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Behavior · University of Connecticut

Professor Wagner is an expert in caterpillars, butterflies, moths, insect conservation, global insect decline

Butterflies and Moths Caterpillars Entomology Invasive Species Impacts Insects

Shane Wolffe

Founder · Future Proof Solutions

Future Proof: Building Sustainable Societies & Homes

Green Building Urban Design Climate Change Leadership Passive House Sustainable Development

G Philip (Phil) Robertson

University Distinguished Professor · Michigan State University

Agriculture and climate change (particularly mitigation strategies), bioenergy sustainability, and greenhouse gas emissions.

Soil Carbon Dynamics Climate Change Mitigation Greenhouse Gas Fluxes from Agriculture Climate change and agriculture Bioenergy Sustainability

Dave Owen

Harry Sunderland '61 Professor of Law · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: owendave@uchastings.edu / 415-703-8285 / Office 368-200

Environmental Law Natural Resources Law Water Law Administrative Law Water Resource Management

Francis Galgano, PhD

Associate Professor, Geography and the Environment | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Francis A. Galgano, PhD, specializes in coastal geography and military geography.

Environmental security Environmental Change Geophysical Processes Military Geography

Larisa DeSantis

Associate Professor of Biological Sciences · Vanderbilt University

Studies mammal teeth and bones to determine how they responded to ancient climate change and reasons why they went extinct.

saber-tooth cats Paleoecology Ancient Australian Animals Ancient Climate Change Paleontology