PROF DR DANIELA JACOB
Lead author 1.5 degree special report by the IPCC, climate scientist, director Climate Service Center GERICS atam Helmholtz-Zentrum Hereon, DEPanel: Right here, right now: All for 1.5 degrees vs can Open Airs still take place in the future? Scientific keynote | Take the money and run - Can we afford sustainability as an industry? |
Meteorologist Prof. Dr. Daniela Jacob is director of the Climate Service Center Germany, an institution of the Helmholtz Center Hereon, guest professor at Leuphana University of Lüneburg, and Editor-in-Chief of the journal Climate Services. She was coordinating lead author of the IPCC Special Report on the Impact of Global Warming of 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels and a member of the European Commission's Mission Board for Adaptation to Climate Change including Societal Transformation. Daniela Jacob is Chair of the German Committee in Future Earth (DKN) and Co-Chair of WPN2030 as well as Chair of the Climate Advisory Council of the Senate of Hamburg, member of the Earth League and of the Scientific Advisory Board of the European Destination Earth Initiative, as well as ECMWF Fellow. Her research focus lies on regional climate modelling, climate services, climate change adaptation, and societal transformation to a sustainable and climate-resilient 1.5°C lifestyle.