Raymond Pierrehumbert. Photo: Eva Dalin
Raymond Pierrehumbert. Photo: Eva Dalin

Raymond Pierrehumbert is Halley Professor in Physics at Oxford University, UK, and a holder of King Carl XVI Gustaf’s visiting Chair in Environmental Science at Stockholm University. Pierrehumbert is a world leading climate scientist with an unusually broad field of interests, and has studied the climate on Earth as well as on other planets, and is a leading authority on the carbon cycle in the climate system. Since a sabbatical 1987/88 he is a frequent and welcome guest at Stockholm University.

Raymond Pierrehumbert will give a seminar in C609 at the Department of Meteorology on September 25 with the title Is unrestricted beef production compatible with keeping global warming under 2C? More information and the abstract can be found on the event page and in the   Invitation (1374 Kb) .

All honorary doctors 2015 are listed on the University website.

An honorary doctorate is an expression of the University's appreciation of outstanding contributions in one or more of the University's areas of academic activity. The awarded honorary doctor should be affiliated with Stockholm University or have contributed to the University's activities in some way.