Sergey Semenov - speaker of CACCC 2020

8 October 2020
Sergey Semenov - speaker of CACCC 2020

The Third Central Asia Climate Change Conference (CACCC 2020) will be held online on October 19-23, 2020. The objective of the conference is to strengthen a regional dialogue on climate change and sustainable development through the information and knowledge exchange in Central Asia. You can get more detailed information on the CACCC-2020 here.

A series of our publications will be dedicated to the speakers of the upcoming event. And, today, we would like to introduce you to Sergey Semenov, IPCC Working Group II Vice-Chair. His presentation on the possible scientific сonsiderations of the IPCC Seventh Assessment Report cycle will take place on October 20 as part of the thematic session of the CACCC 2020 second day.


Sergey Semenov - Vice-Chairman of Working Group II of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).

Since 1988 Sergey Semenov has been the lead author, and since 2003 he has been the coordinating lead author of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), awarded with the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize. He took up his current position as a Vice-Chair of IPCC Working Group II in 2008. In 2014, by order of the Russian Government, he was appointed the Russian Federation's representative to the IPCC.

Also, Sergey Semenov has published many scientific studies in the field of climatology, atmospheric physics and ecology. He has published over 200 scientific works, including five monographs.

Sergey Semenov is:

  • member of the editorial board of the scientific journal "Problems of ecological monitoring and modelling of ecosystems" and the scientific journal "Meteorology and Hydrology";
  • editor-in-chief of the scientific journal "Fundamental and Applied Climatology";
  • member of the Moscow Mathematical Society and the Russian National Committee for Theoretical and Applied Mechanics.

In 2008, Sergey Semenov was awarded the honorary title "Honored Scientist of the Russian Federation" by the President of Russia. Currently, he is the Scientific Director of the Yu. A. Israel Institute of Global Climate and Ecology.

Stay tuned for further updates to know about other speakers of the CACCC-2020