Prof. Neil Adger

2015 Visiting Fellow

University of Exeter

Neil Adger is Professor of Human Geography. He teaches, supervises graduate students, and researches in the areas of environmental geography, ecological and institutional economics, and global environmental change. Neil is a ISI Highly Cited Researcher in the Social Sciences in 2015, 2016 and 2017, one of the few geographers whose work is widely cited across the disciplines. Neil led the chapter on Human Security and was a member of the core writing team for the Summary for Policy Makers for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Fifth Assessment Report Working Group 2 published in final form in 2014.

In 2015 Neil acted as a Commissioner and author of the Lancet Commission Climate Health Commission, publishing ”Climate Change and Health 2015: Policy Responses to Protect Public Health‘ arguing for urgent action on climate change to maintain and enhance well-being.