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Gary W. Yohe
Gary W. Yohe
Wesleyan University

Gary W. Yohe is the Huffington Foundation Professor of Economics and Environmental Studies at Wesleyan University with over 40 years of teaching experience. He has authored numerous scholarly articles and books, with much of his research focusing on climate change mitigation and adaptation. As a senior member of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, he received a share of the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize. He has also served as a member of the New York Panel on Climate Change and testified before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on climate change. Dr. Yohe was appointed Vice Chair of the National Climate Assessment Development and Advisory Committee for the Obama Administration and served as a member of the National Research Council Committee on America's Climate Choices. He is currently Co-editor-in-Chief of Climatic Change and earned his Ph.D. in Economics from Yale University in 1975.

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