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Global Risk Perceptions Initiative welcomes three new scientific advisors

The Global Risk Perceptions Initiative is pleased to announce that three new Scientific Advisors from the Future Earth community will be joining the team: Dr. Midori Aoyagi (National Institute for Environmental Studies, Japan), Dr. Paul Hudson (University of Potsdam, Germany; Finance and Economics Knowledge Action Network), and Prof. Edward Maibach (George Mason University, USA).

Following a Call for Nominations to the global Future Earth community, three experts were selected to advise on survey methodology, including in particular sampling strategy, and risk perception analysis. These three Advisors will complement and complete the Advisors strategically guiding the development of the 2021 Global Risks Scientists’ Perceptions survey (a full list of Advisors is below). This year’s survey is being developed in partnership with the International Science Council and Sustainability in the Digital Age.

Global Risks Perceptions – 2021 Advisors

Dr. Midori Aoyagi, Senior Researcher, Social and Environmental Systems Division, National Institute for Environmental Studies, Japan

Prof. Melody Brown Burkins, Associate Director, The John Sloan Dickey Center for International Understanding; Adjunct Professor, Environmental Studies, Dartmouth College, USA

Dr. Kalpana Chaudhari, Assistant Professor, Shah And Anchor Kutchhi Engineering College; Vice President, Institute for Sustainable Development and Research (ISDR), Mumbai, India

Prof. Terrence Forrester, Professor, Tropical Medicine Research Institute, University of the West Indies, Jamaica

Prof. Matthias Garschagen, Professor, Department of Geography, Human-Environment Relations, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany

Dr. Paul Hudson, Postdoctoral Researcher, Institute for Geography and Environmental Sciences, University of Potsdam, Germany

Prof. Maria Ivanova, Associate Professor, Department of Conflict Resolution, Human Security, and Global Governance, McCormack Graduate School, University of Massachusetts Boston; Director of Center for Governance and Sustainability and Director of the Global Environmental Governance Project, USA

Prof. Edward Maibach, University Professor, George Mason University; Director, Mason’s Center for Climate Change Communication, USA

Prof. Damon Matthews, Professor and Research Chair in Climate Science and Sustainability, Concordia University; Scientific Co-Director, Sustainability in the Digital Age, Canada

Anne-Sophie Stevance, Senior Science Officer, International Science Council, France

Dr. Sylvia Wood, Lead Scientist for Research and Development, Eco2Urb, Canada