Roger A. Sedjo


Roger Sedjo's research interests include forests and global environmental problems; climate change and biodiversity; public lands issues; long-term sustainability of forests; industrial forestry and demand; timber supply modeling; international forestry; global forest trade; forest biotechnology and land-use change. He has written or edited 14 books related to forestry and natural resources, the most recent of which is "Surviving Global Warming: Why Eliminating Greenhouse Gases Isn't Enough."

Sedjo has served on the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Committee of Scientists and has co-chaired the committee of authors who wrote the chapter on biological sinks for the International Panel on Climate Change's Third Assessment Report on climate change mitigation through forestry and other land-use measures.

Sedjo also has been a consultant to the World Bank, the Asian Development Bank, the U.S. Agency for International Development, the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development and other international organizations in more than a dozen countries, including Argentina, Chile, Indonesia, New Zealand, Russia, Romania, Estonia and Thailand.


Book:
Surviving Global Warming: Why Eliminating Greenhouse Gases Isn't Enough
Current Issues / Politics / Social Science
Prometheos Books Penguin Ramdon House
March 2019
ISBN 9781633885288
288 pages
The author will make this book available for sale at the Author Pavilion during the Festival.

This provocative and important overview of the challenges of and possible approaches to climate change by an expert and shared recipient of a Nobel Peace Prize is essential reading for policy makers, climate scientists, and lay persons alike. More/less

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