Paty Romero-Lankao

Paty Romero-Lankao is a research scientist for the National Center for Atmospheric Research’s Urban Futures program that looks at urbanization shapes our susceptibility of people to heat-waves, floods, storms and other climate threats. She studies the options urban populations and decision makers can use to reduce and avoid the impacts of climate change. Dr. Romero Lankao was also a co-leading author to Working Group II of the Nobel prize-winning Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s Fourth Assessment Report (or IPCC AR4) and is currently convening author of IPCC: AR5, North American chapter.