Ford Foundation, the State of Alaska, the U.S. Agency for International Development, the Asian Development Bank, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, and the Ministry for the Environment in New Zealand. Dr. Bromley’s research interests concern the existing institutional arrangements in an economy, and the process of institutional change. He also served as a member of the Committee on the Alaska Groundfish Fishery and Steller Sea Lions, and as a member of the Ocean Studies Board of the NAS. Dr. Bromley received his Ph.D. in natural resource economics from Oregon State University in 1969.
Anthony Leiserowitz, Ph.D., is director of the Yale Project on Climate Change at the School of Forestry and Environmental Studies at Yale University. He is also a principal investigator at the Center for Research on Environmental Decisions at Columbia University. He is an expert on American and international public opinion on global warming, including public perception of climate change risks, support and opposition for climate policies, and willingness to make individual behavioral change. His research investigates the psychological, cultural, political, and geographic factors that drive public environmental perception and behavior. He has conducted survey, experimental, and field research at scales ranging from the global (140+ countries) to the national (United States), municipal (New York City), and local levels (among the Inupiaq Eskimo). He also recently conducted the first empirical assessment of worldwide public values, attitudes, and behaviors regarding global sustainability, including environmental protection, economic growth, and human development.
Robert Lempert is a senior scientist at the RAND Corporation and director of the Frederick S. Pardee Center for Longer Range Global Policy and the Future Human Condition. His research focuses decision making under uncertainty, with an emphasis on climate change, energy, and the environment. Currently, Dr. Lempert’s research team assists a number of natural resource agencies in their efforts to include climate change in their long-range plans. Dr. Lempert is a Fellow of the American Physical Society, a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, and a member of the NAS Climate Research Committee. A professor of policy analysis in the Pardee RAND Graduate School, Dr. Lempert is an author of the book Shaping the Next One Hundred Years: New Methods for Quantitative, Longer-Term Policy Analysis.
Edward L. Miles is the Virginia and Prentice Bloedel Professor of Marine and Public Affairs in the School of Marine Affairs at the University of Washington and senior fellow at the Joint Institute for the Study of Atmosphere and Oceans. Since 1965, Dr. Miles has worked at the interface of the natural and social sciences and law with a focus on outer space, the oceans, and the global and regional climate systems. Trained originally in political science and international relations, he has invested more than 30 years