In her role as Chief Scientist at the World Wildlife Fund, Rebecca Shaw works with experts and partners around the world to identify emerging challenges of our mission and advance the scientific inquiry to deliver solutions to those challenges. Rebecca came to WWF from the Environmental Defense Fund, where she was responsible for developing and implementing the vision and strategy of the Ecosystems program. Rebecca has been published widely in leading peer-reviewed scientific journals such as Science and Nature and is the recipient of numerous awards for her work. She is a lead author on Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's Fifth Assessment Report that focuses on impacts, adaptation, and vulnerability. Rebecca holds an M.A. in environmental policy and a Ph.D. in energy and resources from the University of California, Berkeley.
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