Lecturer & Senior Research Scholar - Grantham Institute & International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis

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Dr Joeri Rogelj is Lecturer in Climate Change and the Environment at the Grantham Institute at Imperial College London, and Senior Research Scholar at the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA). His research aims at actively informing the international climate policy debate through dedicated interdisciplinary research and analysis, and focusses on the scientific assessment of international climate agreements, the identification and response to major gaps in knowledge for effective climate policy, and the development of new concepts bridging the divide between social and physical sciences. He has published over 50 peer-reviewed journal articles, including on scenario analysis of low-carbon emissions pathways, carbon budgets, and interactions between the achievement of climate and sustainable development goals. Over the past decade, Joeri Rogelj has led several major international scientific climate change assessments, including the annual Emissions Gap Reports by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). He served as a Coordinating Lead Author on the IPCC Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5°C, and is currently a Lead Author on the IPCC’s Sixth Assessment Report. He’s also one of the eleven members of the UN Secretary General‘s Science Advisory Group for Climate.