Josef Settele

Co-Chair of the IPBES Global Assessment and Head of Department of Conservation Biology and Social-Ecological Systems
IPBES and Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ
Josef Settele

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Biography

Josef (Sepp) works at the UFZ – Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research in Halle/Germany, where he heads the Department of Conservation Biology and Social-Ecological Systems. He holds a PhD in agriculture, based on agro-ecological research on biocontrol in tropical irrigated rice systems and is professor of ecology at the Martin-Luther-University of Halle-Wittenberg. Before being co-chair of the Global Assessment of IPBES from 2016 to 2019, he was part of the Asia-Pacific and the Pollination Assessment. He also was Coordinating Lead Author of the 5th Assessment Report of Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change – IPCC, and co-author of the IPBES-IPCC co-sponsored workshop report on biodiversity and climate change, published in 2021. Since July 2020 he is member of the “German Advisory Council on the Environment” of the German government.His research focusses on the interface of land use, climate and biological diversity. He is highly cited researcher in Web of Science. He was and is coordinating major national and international inter- and transdisciplinary research projects.Starting in June 2021 he is coordinator of SPRING: “Strengthening Pollinator Recovery through INdicators and monitoring” – a Preparatory Action for EU Pollinator Monitoring Scheme and Indicator (ENV/2020/OP/0040)

Events with

Josef Settele

Uhr
Federal Government
17.11.2022 1:30 PM
(UTC +2)
Beyond decarbonization: Tackling the triple planetary crisis through systemic resource efficiency and circular economy

Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Nuclear Safety and Consumer Protection (BMUV)

International Resource Panel (IRP)