Cynthia Rosenzweig

Dr. Cynthia Rosenzweig is a Senior Research Scientist at the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies and the co-located Columbia University Climate School’s Center for Climate Systems Research. At NASA GISS, she heads the Climate Impacts Group whose mission is to investigate the interactions of climate on systems and sectors important to human well-being, including agriculture, cities, and conservation. Dr. Rosenzweig is the co-founder and member of the Executive Committee of the Agricultural Model Intercomparison and Improvement Project (AgMIP), a globally integrated transdisciplinary study of climate change and the food system at regional, national and global scales. In 2019, Dr. Rosenzweig was Coordinating Lead Author of the Food Security Chapter for the IPCC Special Report on Climate Change and Land. She is Co-Director of the Urban Climate Change Research Network (UCCRN) and Co-Editor of the First and Second UCCRN Assessment Reports on Climate Change and Cities (ARC3). In 2022, she received the World Food Prize, considered as the “Nobel Prize for Food and Agriculture.”

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