Thomas E. Lovejoy

Thomas E. Lovejoy is University Professor of Environmental Science at George Mason University and has worked on the interaction of climate change and biodiversity since the mid-1980s. He is now working on his third book on the subject, together with Lee Hannah of University of California Santa Barbara and Conservation International (the second book with Dr. Hannah). He is an ecologist and conservation biologist who coined the now ubiquitous term “biological diversity.” He served in advisory capacities in the Reagan, George H. W. Bush, and Clinton administrations. Most recently he chaired the Scientific Technical Advisory Panel for the Global Environment Facility.