Dr. Peter Schultz has 25 years of experience in climate science, international development, adaptation, mitigation, and communication. At ICF, he analyzes the impacts of climate change and helps clients prepare for the threats and opportunities presented by climate change.
The areas being addressed in his ongoing work including vulnerability and risk assessment and climate risk management in an array of sectors including water, transportation, health, energy, conflict and peacebuilding, and economic development.
His prior research has been in the fields of climate and carbon cycle modeling, the economics of climate change, and remote sensing of vegetation. He served as the Director of the US Global Change Research Program (USGCRP) office, which is responsible for coordinating federal climate science.
His expertise in informal education and communication stems from his work on climate change exhibitions and other communication modalities. Dr. Schultz has led or contributed to the framing and development of dozens of climate change assessments at the National Research Council, USGCRP, and ICF. He is currently serving as an author of the International Chapter of the U.S. National Climate Assessment.