Lučka Kajfež Bogataj
Lučka Kajfež Bogataj – Professor for Climatology at the University of Ljubljana
Lučka is one of Slovenia’s pioneers in researching the impact of climate change. Her areas of research include biometeorology, climate change scenarios and impacts on ecosystems and human well-being. Her expertise as a climate scientist is internationally recognized and she was the joint recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize in 2007. She served as vice-chair of the Working Group 2 Fourth Assessment of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. She was also a member of the Steering Committee for the Global Climate Observation System at World Meteorological Organisation. in 2016 she became a member of the UNESCO Expert Group on the Declaration on Ethical Principles in Relation to Climate Change.. She has shared her expertise at many national and international conferences and in various media.