Signatories

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See below who initiated and first signed our call for an International Non-Use Agreement on Solar Geoengineering

Initiators

Meet the 16 scholars who are the Initiators of the Open Letter calling for an International Non-Use Agreement on Solar Geoengineering

Prof. Saleem H. Ali

Chair and Distinguished Professor of Geography and Spatial Sciences, University of Delaware; Member of the Scientific and Technical Advisory Panel of the Global Environment Facility, Member of the United Nations International Resource Panel

Assoc. Prof. Prakash Kashwan

Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Connecticut; Expert Group for Scoping of Transformative Change Assessment, Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity & Ecosystem Services (IPBES)

Prof. Louis Kotzé

Research Professor, North-West University South Africa; Senior Professorial Fellow in Earth System Law, Lancaster; Klaus Töpfer Sustainability Fellow, Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies, Potsdam

Prof. Chukwumerije Okereke

Professor of Climate Governance and International Development and Director of the Centre for Climate Change and Development at the Alex-Ekwueme Federal University Ndufu-Alike

Dr. Åsa Persson

Research Director, Stockholm Environment Institute, and Adjunct Lecturer, Department of Thematic Studies – Environmental Change, Linköping University

Prof. David Schlosberg

Director, Sydney Environment Institute and Professor of Environmental Politics, University of Sydney. Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences of Australia; Member of Expert Working group on Just Adaptation, Future Earth Australia and the Australian Academy of Science.

Michelle Scobie, PhD

LlB (Hons), LEC, Dipl. Int. Rel.. Senior Lecturer, International Law, Global Environmental Governance, Institute of International Relations. Member of the Scientific Advisory Committee of the Inter-American Institute for Global Change Research. Member of the Oceans Governance Network of the University of the West Indies

Prof. Stacy D. VanDeveer

Professor and Department Chair, Conflict Resolution, Human Security and Global Governance, Mc­Cormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies, University of Massachusetts Boston

First Signatories

Meet the 50+ senior scholars from around the world who are the First Signatories of our Open Letter calling for an International Non-Use Agreement on Solar Geoengineering.

Prof. Steven Bernstein

Distinguished Professor of Global Environmental and Sustainability Governance, University of Toronto Co-Director, Environmental Governance Lab, Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy Co-Editor, Global Environmental Politics

Prof. Eduardo S. Brondizio

Distinguished Professor, Department of Anthropology. Director, Center for the Analysis of Social-Ecological Landscapes (CASEL), Senior Research Fellow, The Ostrom Workshop in Political Theory and Policy Analysis, Indiana University Bloomington

Prof. Jennifer Clapp

Professor and Canada Research Chair, University of Waterloo; Vice-Chair, Steering Committee of the High Level Panel of Experts on Food Security and Nutrition (UN Committee on World Food Security); Member, International Panel of Experts on Sustainable Food Systems; Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada; Contributing author to IPCC 6th Assessment Report

Prof. Wolfgang Cramer

Professor, Director of CNRS, Mediterranean Institute for Biodiversity and Ecology (IMBE), Member of Academie d’Agriculture de France

Prof. Robyn Eckersley

Redmond Barry Distinguished Professor in the Discipline of Political Science, School of Social and Political Sciences at the University of Melbourne and a Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia

Prof. Paul Harris

Chair Professor of Global & Environmental ​Studies, The Education University of Hong Kong

Prof. Anna-Katharina Hornidge

Director, German Development Institute; Professor of Global Sustainable Development, Bonn University; Member, German Advisory Council on Global Change

Prof. Jean Jouzel

Director of research (emeritus) at CEA (The French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission)

Prof. Richard J. T. Klein

Senior Research Fellow, Stockholm Environment Institute, and Professor of Geography, Climate Policy and Development, Linköping University; six-times IPCC lead or coordinating lead author

Prof. Hervé Le Treut

Senior researcher CNRS (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, France), Professor at Ecole Polytechnique, Member of the French Academy of Sciences, Member of the Academia European

Prof. Dr. Sebastian Oberthür

Professor of Environment and Sustainable Development, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, and Professor of Environmental Policy and Law, University of Eastern Finland

Prof. Lennart Olsson

Lund University Centre for Sustainability Studies (LUCSUS), IPCC Coordinating Lead Author in Assessment Report 5 (Ch. 13) and IPCC Special Report on Climate Change and Land (Ch. 4)

Prof. Hiroshi Ohta

Professor and Director, Institute of Global Governance at the Organization of Regional and Inter-regional Studies, Waseda University, and Councilor, Japan Association of International Relations (2020-2022)

Prof. Mary Scholes

Professor of Systems Analysis, University of the Witwatersrand Fellow, African Academy of Sciences, Fellow the Royal Swedish Academy (Forestry and natural resources section), Member of the South African Academy of Sciences, Fellow of the Royal Society of South Africa

Prof. Clifford Shearing

Professor Emeritus, Law Faculty, University of Cape Town, Visiting Professorial Fellow, Faculty of Law, University of New South Wales, Professeur associé, École de criminologie, Université de Montréal

Prof. Christina Voigt

Professor at the Department of Public and International Law, University of Oslo; Co-chair of the Paris Agreement Implementation and Compliance Committee; Chair of the IUCN World Commission on Environmental Law

Dr. Margaretha Wewerinke-Singh

Assistant Professor of Public International Law, Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies, Leiden University, The Netherlands; Senior Lecturer in Environmental Law, Pacific Centre for Environment and Sustainable Development, The University of the South Pacific, Fiji

Prof. Oran Young

Distinguished Professor Emeritus, Bren School of Environmental Science & Management, University of California, Santa Barbara, Co-director of the Program on Governance for Sustainable Development at the Bren School, Director of the Institute of Arctic Studies, Adjunct Professor of Political Science at the University of Tromsø in Norway

See below the scientists and scholars who have signed our call for an International Non-Use Agreement on Solar Geoengineering (non-alphabetical order).

Prof. Udo E. Simonis

Professor Emeritus at the Berlin Social Science Center (WZB); Honorary member of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK)

Dr. Adeniyi Asiyanbi

Assistant Professor, Department of Community Culture and Global Studies, University of British Columbia Okanagan

Dr. Danny Marks

Assistant Professor of Environmental Politics and Policy in the School of Law and Government, Dublin City University

Dr. Yves Dandonneau

Laboratoire d’Océanographie et du Climat (LOCEAN), Institut de recherche en sciences de l’environnement (IPSL) (retired)

Dr. Pierre Chevallier

Director of Research Emeritus, Laboratoire HydroSciences Montpellier (CNRS, IRD, Univ. Montpellier, Ecole Mines-Telecom Alès)

Dr. Sabrina Schulz

Executive Director, Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) Germany; Germany Institute for Development (DIE)

Prof. Erik Paredis

Associate Professor, Transition Governance and Circular Economy, Faculty of Political and Social Sciences, Ghent University

Rens Chazottes

Ph.D. candidate, Social and Political Sciences Department, European University Institute

Dr. Steffen Bauer

Senior Researcher and Head of Klimalog, Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik / German Development Institute (DIE)

Dr. Anneleen Kenis

Senior Research Fellow (FWO) at University of Leuven and Ghent University; Visiting Scholar at University of Cambridge

Dr. Liz Allen

Research Development Officer and lecturer, Northeastern University; Board member, Sustainable Consumption Action and Research Initiative