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 advisor to the Obama administration.[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]

Early life and education[edit]

Originally from Ithaca, New York, Kammen is the son of Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Michael Kammen.[4] He got his bachelor's degree in physics at Cornell University and his master's degree and PhD in physics at Harvard University.[5]

See also[edit]


  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. Archived from the original on July 25, 2009. Retrieved 2010-03-04. 
  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. ^ Schudel, Matt (4 December 2013). "Michael Kammen, Pulitzer-winning historian, dies at 77". Washington Post. Retrieved 15 November 2014. 
  5. ^ Kammen, Daniel. "Kammen CV" (PDF). Retrieved 26 May 2015. 

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