This talk will provide an overview of what the causes, characteristics, and implications of our changing the state of scientific knowledge related to climate change and response options, and climate are. It will highlight the importance of choices when it comes to risk management. What is more, it will provide an insider's view on the collective assessment and communication of the unique processes at the heart of preparation of reports from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (www.ipcc.ch).
Dr. Valérie Masson-Delmotte's research interests are focused on quantifying and understanding past changes in climate and atmospheric water cycle, using analyses from ice cores in Greenland, Antarctica and Tibet, analyses from tree-rings as well as present-day monitoring, and climate modelling for the past and the future.She has worked on issues such as the North Atlantic Oscillation, drought, climate response to volcanic eruptions, polar amplification, climate feedbacks, abrupt climate change, ice sheets.
She is active in outreach for children and for the general public and has contributed to several books on climate change issues (e.g. Greenland, climate, ecology and society, CNRS editions, 2015; in French). Her research was recognized by several prizes (European Union Descartes Prize for the EPICA project, 2008; Women scientist Irène Joliot Curie Prize, 2013; Tinker-Muse Prize for science and policy in Antarctica, 2015; Thomson Highly Cited Researcher since 2014; Nature 10, 2018; CNRS silver medal, 2020; EGU Milankovicz medal, 2020).
In English, translated to Bulgarian.
In partnership with the French Institute in Bulgaria.
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