Paleoclimatologist, researcher at the Commissariat de l’Energie Atomique, member of the GIEC
BACKGROUND / Academic and professional background
PhD on the modelling of past climates
20 years of research to characterize and understand the past climate changes using natural archives (polar ice, trees) and simulations. Many scientific prizes. Many popularization works.
ACHIEVEMENT/ What is your project, initiative, start-up, company all about?
Scientific knowledge on the climate evolution through the fifth report of the IPCC
LOCATION/ In which city, country, part of the world do you conduct your activities?
I work in the Essone with collaborations in many countries, mostly in Europe, North-America and China
IMPACT/ What is the positive economic, social, political, environmental…of the activity, project, initiative, start-up, company?
The climate change is going to affect us, it is crucial that all the actors of the society get a minimum knowledge to limit the experience we are doing on the climate by reducing the green house gases to anticipate new risks and adapt.
QUOTE/ A saying, quote or reference phrase that tells something about you
Explore the past to make better plan for the future