Professor Neil Adger
Professor of Human Geography
Convening Lead Author in Working Group 2 of IPCC 5th Assessment (2013-2014) on Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability
Commissioner, UCL/Lancet Climate Healkth Commission (2014-15)
Editorial Board Member or Associate Editor for:
Board Member - Transactions of the Insitute of British Geographers
Board Member - Global Environmental Change (Editor from 2004-2014)
Board Member - Australasian Journal of Environmental Management
Policy and academic service
Member of Scientific Advisory Panel for the World Bank’s World Development Report 2010: Development and Climate Change, 2008-2010.
International Scientific Advisor for Irish Environmental Protection Agency programme on Adapting Ireland to Climate Change.
Member of the International Scientific Advisory Council for the Netherlands Research Council Netherlands programme on Knowledge for Climate.
Member of Scientific Advisory Panel for ‘Global Climate Change Governance and Development Paradigms’, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.
Member of the Peer Review College for the Economic and Social Research Council.
European Research Council, Panel Member for Environment, Space and Population theme (SH3).
Extensive media experience in print and broadcast, mainly related to climate change and its impacts. Coverage in March 2014 of the IPCC report release included interviews in: CNN, Al Jazeera, Sky News, BBC online, BBC Radio (various), ABC online, Guardian, Independent, Times, Telegraph, Washington Post, Huffington Post, RTE Radio, BBC Radio Devon, New Scientist and others.
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