Dr. Bill Hare is a physicist and climate scientist with 30 years’ experience in science, impacts and policy responses to climate change and stratospheric ozone depletion. He is a founder and CEO of Climate Analytics, which was established to synthesise and advance scientific knowledge on climate change and provide state-of-the-art solutions to global and national climate change policy challenges. He is an Adjunct Professor of Energy at Murdoch University. Bill has contributed actively to the development of the international climate regime since 1989, including the negotiation of the 1992 UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, the 1997 Kyoto Protocol and the Paris Agreement in 2015. Throughout this time he has supported international and regional scientific assessment processes, including the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), in different capacities to the present time. He was a Lead Author for the IPCC Fourth Assessment Report, for which the IPCC was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2007. He led the influential World Bank Turn Down the Heat reports series in 2013-2014, and has authored or co-authored, many peer-reviewed articles in leading academic journals. Bill has advised and presented science and policy assessments to Ministers and Heads of Government of most vulnerable countries.

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