Dr. William Moomaw is Professor of International Environmental Policy and Director of the Center for International Environment and Resource Policy at Tufts University's Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy. He received a BA from Williams College and a PhD in physical chemistry from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
His research interests include quantitative indicators of environment and development; sustainable development; trade and environment; technology and policy implications for climate change; water and climate change; economics and geochemistry of the nitrogen cycle; biodiversity; negotiation strategies for environmental agreements.
His professional activities include serving on the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). In this activity has served as Lead Author, 1995 "Industry" and "Industry, Energy and Transportation: Impacts and Adaptation; Convening Lead Author, IPCC 2001" Technological and Economic Potential for Emissions Reductions"; Lead Author IPCC 2005 "Introduction", Carbon Dioxide Capture and Storage Special Report; and Lead Author IPCC 2007 "Energy Supply." He serves on the Board of Directors for the Consensus Building Institute; Earthwatch Institute and Clean Air Cool Planet.