Cynthia Rosenzweig is a Senior Research Scientist at the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies where she heads the Climate Impacts Group. She is a co-editor of the report “Climate Change and Cities: First Assessment Report of the Urban Climate Change Research Network (ARC3)”, which was led by researchers at Columbia University and the City University of New York (CUNY) and published by Cambridge University Press in May 2011. She recently co-chaired the New York City Panel on Climate Change, a body of experts convened by the mayor to advise the City on adaptation for its critical infrastructure. She co-led the Metropolitan East Coast Regional Assessment of the US National Assessment of the Potential Consequences of Climate Variability and Change, sponsored by the US Global Change Research Program. She was a Coordinating Lead Author of the IPCC Working Group II Fourth Assessment Report, and served on the IPCC Task Group on Data and Scenario Support for Impact and Climate Analysis. A recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, she joins impact models with climate models to predict future outcomes of both land-based and urban systems under altered climate conditions. She is a Professor at Barnard College and a Senior Research Scientist at the Earth Institute at Columbia University.
Interviews with Cynthia RosenzweigCynthia Rosenzweig on climate change and cities