Jennifer Burney

Professor & Marshall Saunders Chancellor’s Endowed Chair of Climate Policy and Research; School of Global Policy & Strategy, University of California, San Diego

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Jennifer Burney is an environmental scientist whose research focuses on the coupled relationships between climate and food security – measuring air pollutant emissions and concentrations, quantifying the effects of climate and air pollution on land use, food systems, and human health. Her work seeks to understand how food production and consumption contribute to climate change, and it designs and evaluates technologies as well as strategies for adaptation and mitigation among the world’s farmers. She holds the Marshall Saunders Chancellor’s Endowed Chair in Global Climate Policy and Research.