Scientist: Piers Forster

Piers Forster ESMH ScientistProfessor Piers Forster is a professor of climate physics at the University of Leeds, the founding Director of the Priestley International Centre for Climate and PI for the CONSTRAIN project. He established the United Bank of Carbon charity, and advises industry and government through membership of the Rolls Royce Environment Advisory Board and the UK Committee on Climate Change. Professor Forster played a significant role authoring Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) reports and currently has a coordinating lead author role for the IPCC sixth assessment report.

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COVID-19 and Climate Change: connected crises and lessons to learn

The COVID-19 pandemic brought about worldwide disruption. As societies tentatively begin to reopen, the pandemic holds lessons for how the world faces another globally existential threat, the climate crisis.

Paris under the smog

A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Dr Debbie Rosen & Professor Piers Forster about Covid-19 & climate crisis

Interview with Dr Debbie Rosen, Science and Policy Manager for the EU Horizon 2020 CONSTRAIN project, based at the University of Leeds, UK, and Prof Piers Forster, professor of climate physics at the University of Leeds, the founding Director of the Priestley International Centre for Climate and PI for the CONSTRAIN project Global economic activity dramatically ramped ...