People in the News

People in the news 12.21.18

Gregg Garfin, Ph.D.

Gregg Garfin, a climatologist at the University of Arizona, was a lead author on the Southwest chapter of the national climate change report, “Impacts, Risks and Adaptation in the United States,” released Nov. 23 by the  U.S. Global Change Research Program. Five other UA researchers worked on the report. UA public health expert Heidi Brown and forest and ecosystem expert David Breshears also contributed to the Southwest chapter. UA climate adaptation expert James L. Buizer is an author on the new Climate Effects on U.S. International Interests chapter, and Amanda Leinberger, an expert on coastal areas and resilience, is an author on the new U.S. Caribbean chapter. UA professor Diana Liverman, who was a co-author on the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s Summary for Policymakers of the Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5 degrees Celsius, served as review editor for the International chapter.