Adelle Thomas

Member of the Liaison Committee of the ISC Regional Focal Point for the Latin American and Caribbean Region

Dr. Adelle Thomas is Senior Fellow of the Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience Research Centre at University of The Bahamas and Caribbean Science Lead with Climate Analytics. As a human-environment geographer, her research has focused on adaptation, loss and damage and vulnerability of Small Island Developing States (SIDS) to climate change. Dr. Thomas has worked for over fifteen years on intersections between climate change adaptation, disaster risk management and sustainable development.

She has authored a variety of academic publications and has also served as a Lead Author on several Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) reports including the Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5C, the Fifth Assessment Report and the Sixth Assessment Report, focusing on key risks across regions and sectors, limits to adaptation, loss and damage.

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