Rachel Warren

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e-mail address
r.warren@uea.ac.uk
Title
Professor
First Name
Rachel
Surname
Warren
Institution
University of East Anglia
Phone
+44 (0)1603 59 3912
Postal Address

Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research ZICER, School of Environmental Sciences University of East Anglia Norwich NR4 7TJ UK

Current Position
Reader
Role at Tyndall

Rachel leads the Community Integrated Assessment System (CIAS) at the Tyndall Centre which simulates climate change and its impacts, and how these may be reduced through timely emission reduction policies.  In 2009, she led workstream 1 of the AVOIDing dangerous climate change project for DEFRA to assist the UK government in its preparations for the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change Conference of the Parties in Copenhagen in December 2009. She holds a NERC Advanced Research Fellowship and is a Lead Author in the IPCC Fourth and Fifth Assessment reports.  

Role at Council
Theme Co-ordinator: Water and Land
Research Interests

Rachel and the CIAS team are exploring impacts of climate change on human and natural systems. Recent foci have included simulations of drought and impacts on biodiversity. She is now exploring the interactions between land use policies and climate policy. CIAS is being adapted to consider how agricultural systems, natural ecosystems and urban systems may compete for land and water in the future.

Research Themes

WATER AND LAND
MODEL FACILITIES

Expertise

Adaptation Theory and Practice
Emissions Scenarios
Geoengineering
Economics
Climate modelling/downscaling

History

Member for
7 years 45 weeks
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