Professor ZHENG Yan

Portrait of Professor ZHENG Yan


Professor ZHENG Yan is a research fellow of the Institute for Urban & Environmental Studies (IUE) of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS). She was a visiting scholar of the Harvard-China Energy and Environmental Project at Harvard University from 2014 to 2015. Dr Zheng Yan is a lead author for IPCC Sixth Assessment Report on Climate Change 2021: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability, and a chief lead author for China National Assessment Report on Risk Management and Adaptation of Climate Extremes and Disasters. Dr Zheng Yan has a research interest in climate change policy, focusing on climate risk governance, and resilient cities.