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Yong Luo

Professor, Associate Director, Center for Earth System Science at Tsinghua University

About Me

Dr Yong Luo dedicates himself to the physical sciences and policy research of climate change, including past climate change, climate change detection and attribution, development of earth system model, climate change simulation and projection. He has extensive experience in wind and solar energy studies, including assessment of the wind and solar energy resources in China and the numerical prediction system of wind power generation for wind farms. From 2010-2011, he worked as Sherpa for UN Secretary General Mr Ban Ki-moon’s High-Level Panel on Global Sustainability.

He is currently Vice Chair of China WCRP/CliC and IUGG/IACS and the Vice Editor-in-Chief of Advances in Climate Change Research. He was one of the Lead Authors of first, second and third National Assessment Report of Climate Change in China, and the Fourth Assessment Report of Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Working Group I (WG1 AR4). After 2005 he coauthored over 150 journal papers and 12 books on climate change and sustainable development. He was awarded special allowance by the State Council of China in 2008 and he was a member of Nobel Peace Prize-Winning IPCC Team in 2007.


罗勇,清华大学地球系统科学研究中心副主任,教授。主要从事全球气候变化的科学与政策研究,包括过去气候变化分析、气候变化检测、归因和预估以及区域气候模式研发等。还开展中国风能、太阳能资源评估以及风电量预报技术开发。他目前兼任世界气候研究计划/气候与冰冻圈中国国家委员会副主席、国际大地测量与地球物理学联合会/国际冰冻圈科学协会中国国家委员会副主席,《气候变化研究进展》副主编。他是第一次、第二次、第三次《气候变化国家评估报告》的主要作者,政府间气候变化专门委员会第四次评估报告主要作者,还曾担任联合国秘书长全球可持续性高级别小组助手。2008年获国务院政府特殊津贴。

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