Rachel Warren is a reader in integrated assessment of climate change at the Tyndall Centre. Her research focuses on the production of policy relevant science related to climate change and sustainability, particularly the quantification of the climate change impacts that can be avoided by timely mitigation. At Tyndall Rachel leads the team that has developed the Community Integrated Assessment System, CIAS, which links together models of the climate system, climate change impacts and the global economy across a range of institutions.
Rachel was lead author of both the 4th (2007) and 5th (2014) assessment of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, and was lead author of the 4th assessment which was awarded the Nobel Peace prize on 2007. She led the Tyndall Centre’s contribution to the Stern Review of the Economics of Climate Change. She has assisted in national, European and international policy development relating to combating stratospheric ozone depletion, acid deposition, eutrophication, and climate change.