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Lawrence Buja

NCAR Consortium Leader
Lawrence Buja

Dr. Lawrence Buja is the Director of NCAR’s Climate Science and Applications Program at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) in Boulder, Colorado, which carries out interdisciplinary research on social, economic, and political activities related to climate at local, regional and global scales.  CSAP addresses impacts, adaptation and vulnerability to climate change by generating scenarios of projected climate change, developing tools and methods for analyzing current and future vulnerability, and conducting integrated analyses of climate change impacts and adaptation. Lawrence also works closely with the World Bank, the InterAmerican Development Bank and other international agencies applying NCAR’s climate and regional model expertise to help inform sustainable development investment strategies throughout the developing world.