Josh has over 25 years of experience working on climate change science and policy in the federal and non-profit sectors including over 20 years working on climate adaptation. Currently, he is faculty... [More]
Josh has over 25 years of experience working on climate change science and policy in the federal and non-profit sectors including over 20 years working on climate adaptation. Currently, he is faculty at the Oregon Climate Change Research Institute at Oregon State University where he is university program manager for the Northwest Climate Science Center (NW CSC) supported by the Department of Interior. Previously he managed the NOAA Climate Impacts Research Consortium at OSU along with the NW CSC; and the Urban Leaders Adaptation Initiative at the Center for Clean Air Policy in Washington, DC. Josh was a program manager in the Climate and Societal Interactions Program at the NOAA Climate Program Office in Silver Spring, Maryland for 13 years developing the International Research Institute for Climate and Society, the Regional Integrated Sciences and Assessments Program, the National Integrated Drought Information System, National Climate Services, and managing the Transition of Research Applications to Climate Services Program, and Climate Resilient Communities Project. Other activities included work on the climate adaptation sections of Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Third and Fourth Assessment Reports, serving on the White House Subcommittee on Water Availability and Quality, and interning in the White House Office of Environmental Policy. He served on the American Meteorological Society Board on Enterprise Economic Development from 2005-08, and has been an AMS member continuously since 2003. Josh has a BA in International Relations and Environmental Policy with a minor in Latin American Studies from UMASS at Amherst, and Joint Masters Degrees from Yale University in International Relations and Environmental Management.
Agriculture/Food Natural Resources (Biodiversity, Ecosystems, & Ecosystem Services) Coastal Communication Cultural Resources Disaster Risk Reduction/Emergency Preparedness Economics Stakeholder Engagement (Education & Outreach) Measuring Success (Monitoring, Evaluation & Reporting) Fisheries Forestry Financing & Funding Built Environment (Infrastructure & Transportation) Insurance Land Use Governance (Policy, Planning & Law) National Security & Defense Policy Public Health Research Technology Tourism/Recreation Transportation Tribal and Indigenous Urban Water (Quantity, Quality, Stormwater, & Wastewater) Wildlife