Andlinger Center Highlight Seminar: Climate change and deep uncertainty, Robert Lempert

Thu, Dec 3, 2020, 12:30 pm
Location: 
Zoom
Audience: 
Open to the public
Speaker(s): 
Sponsor(s): 
Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment
Center for Policy Research on Energy and the Environment

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Robert Lempert is a principal researcher at the RAND Corporation and Director of the RAND Frederick S. Pardee Center for Longer Range Global Policy and the Future Human Condition. His research focuses on risk management and decision-making under conditions of deep uncertainty. Dr. Lempert is a convening lead author for Working Group II of the United Nation’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Sixth Assessment Report, was a chapter lead for the Fourth US National Climate Assessment, is a member of Harvard’s SCoPEx geo-engineering advisory panel, and was also a member of California’s Climate-Safe Infrastructure Working Group. Dr. Lempert is the inaugural president of the Society for Decision Making Under Deep Uncertainty (www.deepuncertainty.org), a Fellow of the American Physical Society, a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, and was the Inaugural EADS Distinguished Visitor in Energy and Environment at the American Academy in Berlin. A Professor of Policy Analysis in the Pardee RAND Graduate School, Dr. Lempert is an co-author of the book “Shaping the Next One Hundred Years: New Methods for Quantitative, Longer-Term Policy Analysis.”