Pierre Friedlingstein

Pierre Friedlingstein fellow of the Royal Society, Chair in Mathematical Modelling of the Climate System at the University of Exeter. Pierre has over 30 years research experience in the field of global carbon cycle modelling, global biogeochemical cycles and global climate change, he published around 250 peer-reviewed articles including many in high profile journals. Pierre received the Vladimir Ivanovich Vernadsky Medal of the European Geosciences Union in 2020 and the Alexander von Humbold Research award in 2019. He was ranked 3rd in the Reuters list of the world’s top climate scientists in 2021 and has been a Thompson Reuters highly cited researcher every year since 2014. He is leading research on the understanding of the feedbacks between the carbon cycle and the climate system. He also leads the Global Carbon Budget, an effort that provides reliable carbon cycle information to assist international climate policy such as the UNFCCC. He is member of the Joint Science Committee of the World Climate Research Programme, and has been actively involved in the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).

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