Roger Pulwarty

Senior Scientist, NOAA Physical Sciences Division, Earth Systems Research Laboratory

Dr. Pulwarty is the Senior Scientist in the NOAA Physical Sciences Division in Boulder, Colorado. His research focuses on climate, risk management and science policy in the U.S., Latin America and the Caribbean and has also helped develop and lead widely-recognized interdisciplinary programs linking science and services, including the World Meteorological Organization Climate Services Information System, the National Integrated Drought Information System, the NOAA Regional Integrated Sciences and Assessments, and the GEF-funded Mainstreaming Adaptation to Climate in the Caribbean (Vulnerability and Capacity).

He has served as a convening lead author on national and international assessments such as the IPCC Working Group II, UN DRR Global Assessments, and U.S. National Climate Assessments. He is an advisor on adaptation to the Organization of American States, the EU, the OECD, and the IDB and World Bank, among others. He has provided testimonies before the US Congress, served on White House Task Forces on the Water-Energy-Food Nexus and Climate and National Security, and is US Co-chair for SDG 6 (Water). Roger’s work on integrating science and decision-making has been     awarded by the US Government, the American Geophysical Union, and the Government of Trinidad and Tobago. He is a Fellow of the American Meteorological Society and the American Indian Sciences and Engineering Society. Roger is the co-editor of “Hurricanes: Climate and Socio-economic Impacts” and “Drought.

 Pulwarty is an adjunct professor at the University of Colorado, and the University of the West Indies, Barbados.