Simon Donner is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Geography at the Univeristy of British Columbia. He leads a broad program of teaching and teaching and research at the interface of climate science, marine science, ecology and public policy. Donner joined UBC in 2008 after several years working as a scientist among lawyers, economists and policy analysts at Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. His research team examines the societal and ecological impacts of climate change, with a focus on coastal ecosystems like coral reefs, and helps develop effective strategies for adaptation and mitigation. Pr. Donner is also actively involved in public outreach, regularly writing about climate change via the blog Maribo, and speaking in public forums.
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