Dr.
Bronson
Griscom
Ph.D
Senior Director of Natural Climate Solutions
Conservation International
About Dr. Bronson Griscom Ph.D

Dr. Bronson Griscom leads Conservation International’s science applied to reducing greenhouse gasses in the atmosphere through Natural Climate Solutions (NCS). These are actions to protect, restore, and improve the management of forests, agricultural lands, and wetlands while safeguarding biodiversity and food. Bronson and his team conduct research on NCS, to catalyze their effective implementation at global, national, and local scales.

Prior to his role at CI, Bronson served as Director of Forest Carbon Science at The Nature Conservancy, where he led the research team that published the landmark study on NCS in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (2017). Prior to joining The Nature Conservancy, Bronson coordinated a successful effort at the U.S. Department of State, as an AAAS fellow, to make climate change funding available for forest-climate initiatives through the Global Environmental Facility (GEF). He completed a post-doc at the Canaan Valley Institute in West Virginia studying restoration of high elevation Appalachian watersheds. He completed a Ph.D. in tropical forest ecology from the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies in 2003 and received a M.Sc. from New York University in plant genetics and conservation.

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