Daniel Kammen

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Daniel Kammen
June 2004
Ames Research Center

Daniel Kammen is the Class of 1935 Distinguished Professor of Energy at the University of California, Berkeley and a climate Science Envoy for the State Department.[1] He holds a dual appointment at the Energy and Resources Group (part of the College of Natural Resources) and the Goldman School of Public Policy. He is also 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]

On September 9, 2010, Kammen was appointed chief technical specialist for renewable energy and energy efficiency at the World Bank.[3]

In 2016, he was selected as a U.S. Science Envoy by the United States State Department.[4]

Early life and education[edit]

Originally from Ithaca, New York, Kammen is the son of Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Michael Kammen.[5] He received his bachelor's degree in physics from Cornell University and his master's degree and PhD in physics from Harvard University.[6]

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  1. ^ "State Department : Announcement of U.S. Science Envoys". 
  2. ^ a b "Daniel M. Kammen - Copenhagen Climate Council". Copenhagen Climate Council. Retrieved 2010-03-04. [dead link]
  3. ^ Kessler, Richard A. (2010-09-10). "World Bank names California professor as clean energy chief". ReCharge. NHST Media Group. Retrieved 2010-09-11. 
  4. ^ "Announcement of U.S. Science Envoys". United States Department of State. 26 February 2016. Retrieved 19 May 2016. 
  5. ^ Schudel, Matt (4 December 2013). "Michael Kammen, Pulitzer-winning historian, dies at 77". Washington Post. Retrieved 15 November 2014. 
  6. ^ Kammen, Daniel. "Kammen CV" (PDF). Retrieved 26 May 2015. 

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