The Bert Bolin Lecture on Climate Research | Call for Nominations

The Bert Bolin Lecture on Climate Research is given annually to commemorate professor Bert Bolin and his pioneering climate research at Stockholm University and internationally. The speaker is selected by the Faculty of Science among international scientists within climate research. Nine lectures have been delivered by prominent experts since May 2008.

Criteria for Selection of Lecturer
Essential
• The quality and recognition of a candidate’s research related to climate and Earth system science
• The ability to communicate to a broad public audience of all ages
Desirable
• Over the years we seek to achieve a balance in the topics covered so that all the major research areas in the Bolin Centre for Climate Research are involved
• Gender balance
• Candidate’s willingness to engage in other outreach activities during the visit
• Candidate who has had personal experience with Bert Bolin’s scienti

Eligible to nominate
• Staff at Stockholm University
• Staff connected to the Bolin Centre for Climate Research via SMHI or KTH

What to send  
• Letter of nomination
• The curriculum vitae of the candidate
• Please note that an incomplete application will not be considered

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Deadline 15 October 2016

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Bert Bolin Climate Lecturers

2008 Linkages between Ozone Depletion and Climate Change: Evolution of the Science and Connections to Public Policy  Susan Solomon  NOAA ESRL, Boulder, USA 
2009 Dissecting the Roles of Aerosols and Greenhouse Gases in Climate Change: Scientific Understanding and Policy Implications Venkatachalam Ramaswamy Director, NOAA, Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory, Princeton, USA
2010 Do We Know Enough to Go Ahead with Control of Greenhouse Gas Emissions? Robert J. Charlson University of Washington, Seattle, USA
2011 Rising Carbon Dioxide: A Never Ending Story Ralph Keeling Scripps Institution of Oceanography, USA 
2012 The Climate during the Past 10,000 Years (the Holocene)  Sherilyn Fritz University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA 
2013 Future Development of Climate and Earth System Models for Scientific and Policy Use Warren M. Washington National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, USA
2014 The role of the carbon cycle in regulating climate Corinne Le Quéré University of East Anglia, UK
2015 Uncertainties in climate projections related to clouds and aerosols Ulrike Lohmann Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, Switzerland
2016 The Challenge of Climate Change: How large is it and can we meet it? Sir Brian Hoskins Imperial College London, The Grantham Institute for Climate Change
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