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Andrew Weaver

The World of Politics and the World of Science

Date:October 2013
Location:Canada

Dr. Andrew Weaver, the climate scientist from the Nobel-winning IPCC team who has become the first Green Party member of a provincial legislature in Canada.

Andrew Weaver is a climate scientist, faculty at the University of Victoria in British Columbia, and in 2013 made history when he became the first ever Green Party member elected to a provincial legislature in Canada.

In 2007, Weaver was part of the climate-change team that won the Nobel Prize for their work with theIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). He has authored or co-authored over 200 peer-reviewed, scientific papers and was the Chief Editor of the Journal of Climate from 2005-2009.