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Cynthia Rosenzweig


Dr. Cynthia Rosenzweig is a Senior Research Scientist at NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies in New York City, where she heads the Climate Impacts Group. She is Co-Chair of the New York City Panel on Climate Change (NPCC), a group of climate science experts that provides regular updates about climate change in the metropolitan region to the Mayor of New York. Dr. Rosenzweig is also Co-Director of the Urban Climate Change Research Network (UCCRN) and Co-Editor of the UCCRN Assessment Report on Climate Change and Cities (ARC3), the first-ever global, interdisciplinary, cross-regional, science-based assessment to address climate risks, adaptation, mitigation, and policy mechanisms relevant to cities. Rosenzweig was a Coordinating Lead Author of the IPCC Working Group II Fourth Assessment Report and she recently championed the efforts to make cities inclusive, safe, resilient, and sustainable for the new UN Sustainable Development Goals.