Fecha de nacimiento:
Doctor en Ciencias biológicas – Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
- Executive Director of the Global Carbon Project (GCP) and research scientist in the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization in Australia.
- He has published more than 100 scientific papers and books
- Member of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Through his leadership and support in the GCP, he emphasizes global and regional interdisciplinary analyses and syntheses on a variety of topics of the carbon cycle and its disturbance by human activities.
Área principal de conocimiento:
Development of global and regional carbon budgets, insights into processes driving carbon exchanges between the biosphere and atmosphere, and assessment of CO2 stabilization pathways, particularly on the potential for biospheric climate mitigation options.
Presencia en los medios convencionales:
Josep G. Canadell et al (2010) – Interactions of the carbon cycle, human activity, and the climate system: a research portfolio – Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability 2:301-311 doi:10.1016/j.cosust.2010.08.003 – October 2010 – Global Carbon Project, CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research – 14 authors
“Diagnostics of the carbon: cycle What is the evolution of the global anthropogenic CO2 budget? What is the evolution of the global CH4 budget? What are the regional contributions to the global carbon balance? Vulnerabilities of the carbon cycle: How big and vulnerable are the Earth’s carbon reservoirs? Are there irreversible carbon thresholds? What is the magnitude of the carbon–climate feedback? What are emerging human–carbon interactions of most significance? What is the role of biodiversity for the resilience of carbon pools and sinks? Low carbon pathways: What is the global mitigation potential of land-based options? How climate protective are land-based mitigation options? What are the carbon cycle consequences of geoengineering the climate system? How much urban mitigation can contribute to emission reductions? What are the requirements to achieve atmospheric CO2 stabilization and how to share the mitigation efforts?”