Prof Doreen Stabinsky from the College of the Atlantic will speak on “What does the Paris climate agreement mean for African countries?”
Doreen Stabinsky is professor of Global Environmental Politics at College of the Atlantic in Bar Harbor, Maine. Her research focuses on political and policy responses to the impacts of climate change on agriculture and food security, with a particular interest in impacts on the African continent, and primarily within the context of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and the Paris Agreement. In 2015 – 2016, she held the first Zennström visiting professorship in Climate Change Leadership at Uppsala University, Sweden.
She actively researches and write about the impacts of climate change on agriculture and food security, and on the emerging issue of loss and damage from slow onset impact of climate change. She also serves as advisor to a number of governments and international NGOs on issues related to agriculture and loss and damage in ongoing negotiations under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change.
Her most recent publications include: Environmental Politics for a Changing World: power, perspectives and practice (written with Ronnie Lipschutz) and Missing Pathways 1.5 *C: the role of the land sector in ambitious climate action (published by the Climate, Land, Ambition and Rights Alliance, with several co-authors).
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