Dr Carlos Nobre
Carlos Nobre is an Earth System scientist from Brazil. He obtained a PhD in Meteorology from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA, in 1983. Nobre’s work mostly focuses on the Amazon and its impacts on the Earth system. He chaired the Large-Scale Biosphere-Atmosphere Experiment in Amazonia (LBA). He is the co-chair of the Science Panel for the Amazon and the leader of the Amazonia 4.0 project, which aims to develop a nature-based bioeconomy of standing forests and flowing rivers. He has also been a member of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). He was National Secretary for Research and Development (R&D) Policies at the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation of Brazil and President of Brazil’s Agency for Post-Graduate Education (CAPES). He is a foreign member of the US National Academy of Sciences, and a member of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences and the World Academy of Sciences.