Rebecca Shaw

WWF Chief Scientist

In her role as WWF Chief Scientist, Rebecca works with the WWF network and partners around the world to identify emerging challenges to WWF’s mission and advance the scientific inquiry to deliver solutions to those challenges. Rebecca is climate change and biodiversity expert who has published in Science and Nature and has served as Lead Author for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES).

Rebecca holds an M.A. in environmental policy and a Ph.D. in energy and resources from the University of California, Berkeley.

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