Climate Change Scientist Dr. Stephen Schneider on the State of Our Planet
Hallo, noble viewers, and welcome to Planet Earth: Our Loving Home.
Today’s program, features, renowned US climate change expert Dr.
Stephen Schneider, who will discuss some of his recent research
findings on global warming.
Dr. Schneider is Melvin and Joan
Lane Professor for Interdisciplinary Environmental Studies, Professor
of Environmental Biology, Professor (by courtesy) of Civil and
Environmental Engineering and a Senior Fellow at the Woods Institute
for the Environment at Stanford University, USA.
Schneider’s studies focus on climate change, evaluating climate
policies and formulating technical solutions to global warming. Since
the early 1970s he has served as a consultant to US governmental
agencies and the White House.
Dr. Schneider was given the 2003
National Conservation Achievement Award by the US National Wildlife
Federation and the 2006 International Environmental Award by
Australia’s Banksia Environmental Foundation. In addition, he
founded the interdisciplinary journal Climatic Change and acts as its
current editor. One of his latest books, “Climate Change Policy: A
Survey,” will be updated sometime this year.
Given his expertise
in the area, Dr. Schneider was selected as the coordinating lead author
for the Fourth Assessment Report (AR4) of the 2007 Nobel Peace
Prize-winning Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).
now explains how Earth is on the brink of more perilous climate
change-related events from just a small rise in global temperature.