Corinne Le Quéré

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Corinne Le Quéré
Professor Corinne Le Quere FRS.jpg
Corinne Le Quéré at the Royal Society admissions day in London for new fellows in 2016
BornJuly 1966 (1966-07) (age 53)
Alma materUniversity of Montreal
McGill University
University of Paris VI
Scientific career
FieldsClimatology
InstitutionsUniversity of East Anglia
Websitetyndall.ac.uk/people/corinne-le-quere

Marie Corinne Lyne Le Quéré CBE FRS (born July 1966) is a French-Canadian scientist. She is Professor of Climate Change Science and Policy at the University of East Anglia and former Director of Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research.

Education[edit]

Le Quéré received her B.Sc. in physics from University of Montreal, an M.S. in Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences from McGill University, and a Ph.D. in oceanography from University of Paris VI.[1]

Career and research[edit]

She was co-Chair of the Global Carbon Project (GCP) from 2009 until 2013. [2] Since 2014 she has been a member of the Scientific Committee of the Future Earth platform for sustainability research.[3] Within the GCP, she initiated and directs the annual publication of the Global Carbon Budget.[4][5][1]

Honours and awards[edit]

Le Quéré was awarded the Claude Berthault award from the French Academy of Sciences in 2012, [6] the first Copernicus medal of the Copernicus Gesellschaft e.V. in 2013/2014,[7] and was the annual Bolin lecturer in Stockholm University in 2014.[8]

In 2015, she received a Blaise Pascal Medal for Earth and Environmental Sciences from the European Academy of Sciences.[9]

In 2016, Le Quéré was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society[10]

In 2016, she was listed among the 20 "women making waves in the climate change debate" on the Road to Paris.[11]

Le Quéré was appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the 2019 Birthday Honours for services to climate change science.[12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Corinne Le Quere Biography". Tyndall.ac.uk. Retrieved 2016-12-23.
  2. ^ "GCP : Global Carbon Project : Homepage". Global Carbon Project. Retrieved 2016-12-23.
  3. ^ "Home". Future Earth. Retrieved 2016-12-23.
  4. ^ "Carbon Budget". Globalcarbonproject.org. 2016-11-14. Retrieved 2016-12-23.
  5. ^ IPCC Fifth Assessment Report, for which Dr. Le Quéré is a lead author.
  6. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2015-02-09. Retrieved 2015-02-09.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  7. ^ "Copernicus e.V. - Medal". Copernicus-gesellschaft.org. Retrieved 2016-12-23.
  8. ^ "Science Forum with Prof. Corinne Le Quéré, Bolin Climate Lecturer 2014 - Faculty of Science". Science.su.se. Archived from the original on 2016-05-31. Retrieved 2016-12-23.
  9. ^ http://www.eurasc.org/medals/pb_medals_15.asp
  10. ^ "Corinne Le Quere". Royal Society. Retrieved 2016-12-23.
  11. ^ "20 women making waves in the climate change debate - Road to Paris - ICSU". Roadtoparis.info. 2016-06-08. Retrieved 2016-12-23.
  12. ^ "No. 62666". The London Gazette (Supplement). 8 June 2019. p. B9.