Andrew Parker

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IASS Project

  • Stakeholder engagement and solar geoengineering

Research Interests

  • Solar geoengineering politics and governance
  • Developing world engagement with solar geoengineering

Curriculum Vitae


  • MSc in International Policy Analysis from the University of Bath, UK
  • BSc in Psychology from the University of Warwick, UK


  • 2012 - 2014: Research Fellow, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School. Cambridge, MA, USA
  • 2008 - 2012: Senior Policy Advisor, The Royal Society, London, UK

Selected Publications prior to joining the IASS

  • Horton, J, Parker, A and Keith, D (2015) Liability for Solar Geoengineering: Historical Precedents, Contemporary Innovations, and Governance Possibilities. New York University Environmental Law Journal, volume 22, number 3, 225-273.
  • Parker A. (2014) Governing solar geoengineering research as it leaves the laboratory. Phil. Trans. R. Soc. A 372: 20140173.
  • Keith, D. and Parker, A (2013) The Fate of an Engineered Planet. Scientific American, issue 1, volume 308.
  • Williamson, P., Watson, R.T., Mace, G., Artaxo, P., Bodle, R., Galaz, V., Parker, A., Santillo, D., Vivian, C.,  Cooper, D., Webbe, J., Cung, A. and Woods, E. (2012) Impacts of Climate-Related Geoengineering on Biological Diversity. Part I of: Geoengineering in Relation to the Convention on Biological Diversity: Technical and Regulatory Matters. Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity. Montreal, Technical Series No. 66, 152 pages.

Further Information

  • Member of the UN Convention on Biological Diversity's expert working group on geoengineering
  • Lead coordinator for the SRM Governance Initiative
  • Led the production of the Royal Society's Geoengineering the Climate report