In this webinar, IHE Delft’s Prof. Roshanka Ranasinghe, Coordinating Lead Author of the IPCC AR6 WGI report, will summarise its key findings on Sea level rise and how 33 different climatic hazards (i.e. climatic impact-drivers) are projected to change in 44 different sub-regions of the world.
About the Speaker
Prof. Dr. Roshanka (Rosh) Ranasinghe holds the AXA Chair in Climate Change Impacts and Coastal Risk at the Department of Coastal & Urban Risk & Resilience, IHE Delft and at the Department of Water Engineering and Management, University of Twente. He is also a Senior Specialist at Harbour, Coastal and Offshore department (Hydraulic Engineering Unit) at Deltares. He actively contributes to the IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change) process. Rosh is Coordinating Lead Author in Chapter 12, a lead author of the Summary for Policy Makers, and contributing author in Chapters 9, 11 and Atlas of the Working Group I contribution to the IPCC Sixth Assessment Report (AR6). He is also a Contributing Author in the IPCC Special report on Oceans and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate (SROCC). To date, Rosh has published over 200 peer reviewed articles and delivered numerous presentations around the world. He is regularly invited to provide expert advice on adaptation to climate change and coastal zone management by national and local governments and international agencies. Rosh is an advisor to the Marine Environment Protection Authority (Sri Lanka).