Evan Girvetz is senior climate scientist with The Nature Conservancy’s Global Climate Change Program. He provides expert technical support on climate change to conservancy programs and project teams, and co-leads the development of the Climate Wizard (http://ClimateWizard.org), a tool that allows non-climate specialists explore climate change maps and analyses.
Evan is a conservation ecologist with over a decade of experience in conservation planning, environmental decision support, and climate-change assessment. He previously was a postdoctoral research associate at the University of Washington, School of Forest Resources, where he researched ways to incorporate climate change into conservation planning.
Evan received his Ph.D. in Ecology from the University of California, Davis. He has published extensively on conservation planning, landscape ecology, and climate change, and his research has been featured in top media outlets including the San Francisco Chronicle, Seattle Times and New Scientist magazine.