Cynthia Rosenzweig, Senior Research Scientist, NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies

Cynthia Rosenzweig

Senior Research Scientist, NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies

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Cynthia Rosenzweig is a Senior Research Scientist at the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies and an Adjunct Senior Research Scientist at the Columbia Climate School. She is also a Professor in the Department of Environmental Science at Barnard College. At NASA GISS, she heads the Climate Impacts Group whose mission is to investigate the interactions of climate on systems and sectors important to human well-being. She is co-director of the Urban Climate Change Research Network (UCCRN) and co-editor of the UCCRN Assessment Reports on Climate Change and Cities. Dr. Rosenzweig is a co-founder and a member of the Executive Committee of the Agricultural Model Intercomparison and Improvement Project, a globally integrated transdisciplinary study of climate impacts on the agricultural sector at national and global scales. She was Coordinating Lead Author of the Food Security Chapter for the IPCC Special Report on Climate Change and Land. She was also Coordinating Lead Author on observed climate change impacts for the IPCC Working Group II Fourth Assessment Report. She is the 2022 recipient of the World Food Prize, considered as the “Nobel Prize for Food and Agriculture.” Read more