Johan Rockström

Director, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK)

Researcher on global sustainability and freshwater resources. Fifteen years' experience in applied research on water and agricultural development in Africa. Executive Director: Stockholm Resilience Centre; Stockholm Environment Institute. Professor of Natural Resource Management, Stockholm University. Co-Chair, international transition process to develop a new global initiative on Earth system research for global sustainability, co-designed by a new alliance for science (made up of the International Council for Science and others), business, Belmont Forum and UN agencies. Recipient of award: Swede of the year (2009) for work on communicating climate science to decision-makers.

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