Dr. Rob DeConto at 51st meeting of the IPCC, co-authors report

Rob Deconto, wearing grey suit and dark blue reading glasses, seated at desk in front of microphone, speaking and looking to left of viewer.

Professor Rob DeConto was in Monaco this week with other members of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) working on a draft summary for policymakers of their Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate. As one of the world’s leading experts on modeling polar ice sheets, sea-level rise and ocean response to climate change, DeConto serves as lead author of the Special Report’s Chapter 4, “Sea Level Rise and Implications for Low Lying Islands, Coasts and Communities,” and a contributing author to Chapter 3, “Polar Regions.”  Find out more...

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