Daniel Kammen

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Daniel Kammen is the Class of 1935 Distinguished Professor of Energy at the University of California, Berkeley and a climate advisor to the Obama administration.[1] He is a coordinating lead author for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, which won the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize, for their report, Climate Change 2007, assessing man-made global warming.[2] Kammen was elected a permanent fellow of the African Academy of Sciences in 1998 and, in 2007, received the Distinguished Citizen Award from the Commonwealth Club of California.[2] He is the son of Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Michael Kammen.[3]

On September 9, 2010, Kammen was appointed chief technical specialist for renewable energy and energy efficiency at the World Bank.[4]

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  1. ^ Lundberg, Emily. "Agrion : Interview with Daniel Kammen (Climate advisor to the Obama Administration)". Agrion. Retrieved 2010-03-04. 
  2. ^ a b "Daniel M. Kammen - Copenhagen Climate Council". Copenhagen Climate Council. Retrieved 2010-03-04. [dead link]
  3. ^ Schudel, Matt (4 December 2013). "Michael Kammen, Pulitzer-winning historian, dies at 77". Washington Post. Retrieved 15 November 2014. 
  4. ^ Kessler, Richard A. (2010-09-10). "World Bank names California professor as clean energy chief". ReCharge (NHST Media Group). Retrieved 2010-09-11.