Edward S. Rubin to participate in Mayors’ Summit in València

The list of confirmed participants of this year’s annual meeting of signatory cities of the Milan Urban Food Policy Pact is constantly growing: Edward S. Rubin, lead autor of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate change (IPCC) which received the Nobel Prize of Peace in 2007 is one of the confirmed speakers for the meeting in València this October.

 

Rubin and his team received the prize for their efforts to build up and disseminate greater knowledge about man-made climate change and to lay the foundations for the measures that are needed to counteract such change. Through the scientific reports issued by the IPCC over the past two decades, to which thousands of scientists and officials from over one hundred countries have contributed, an ever-broader informed consensus about the connection between human activities and global warming was created.

 

Today, Edward S. Rubin works as professor in the engineering and public policy department of the Carnegie Mellon University in the United States and continues his role as advisor to the government of Canada and the Carbon Capture and Storage/Sequestration Research Centre in the UK. Rubin’s research focuses on technical, economic and policy issues related to energy and the environment, important also for the food production and consumption in today’s cities.