David Stainforth

Climate Modelling


David Stainforth is Professorial Research Fellow at the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment and the Centre for the Analysis of Timeseries at the London School of Economics and Political Science. His research focuses on climate modelling experiments and their interpretation for science and policy decisions, as well as on the communication of climate science to the public and decision makers, in particular for adaptation planning, economic assessments of climate change, and decision making in the context of climate adaptation. He has co-founded and was chief scientist of the climateprediction.net project, the world’s largest climate modelling experiment.

(Interviewed by Casey Helgeson in the context of the Coping with Uncertainty: Normative Approaches, Current Practice workshop, Summer 2017.)