Wednesday, September 20
September 2023 Climate CafeRSVP
Please join us for our next Climate Cafe on Wednesday, September 20th, at 10:00 am ET/4:00 pm CET. We will examine the critical role biodiversity plays in determining the climate agenda. Graham Prescott, a Cambridge University-trained, interdisciplinary conservation scientist, will be our special guest for this important discussion.
About our guest, Dr. Graham Prescott:
Graham Prescott is Research and Development Lead at The Biodiversity Consultancy in Cambridge, UK, with a focus on helping clients to understand and use biodiversity data and metrics to align with the requirements set out by the Science Based Targets Network (SBTN) and Taskforce on Nature-related Financial Disclosures (TNFD).
Graham is an interdisciplinary conservation scientist with over ten years of experience solving applied research problems with industry, academic, NGO, and government partners. He has expertise in measuring and understanding biodiversity. He has carried out multi-taxon surveys and large-scale field experiments in Borneo and Colombia forest and oil palm landscapes to test strategies for sustainable palm oil production.
Graham strongly believes that effective conservation has to tackle the root causes of biodiversity loss. He has investigated the political and economic context of deforestation and informal gold mining in Myanmar and managed an international project investigating the role of conserving mountain biodiversity in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals in Bolivia, Nepal, and Tanzania.
Wednesday, September 20, 2023 at 10:00 AM Eastern Time (US & Canada) Time