Protecting biodiversity while moving to renewable energy sources
- Face the Facts
- Publication Date
- Professor Paul Thompson
Paul Thompson is Professor of Zoology within the University of Aberdeen’s School of Biological Sciences. He is Director of the University’s Lighthouse Field Station, where he undertakes research on the effects of environmental change on marine mammal and seabird populations.
He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh and has worked widely with government and industry bodies to support the sustainable development of marine renewable energy developments in Scottish waters.
Face the Facts
Meet some of Scotland’s leading climate researchers talking about their work in the lead up to the UN Climate Change Conference COP26.
The UK will host the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties COP26 in Glasgow on 1 – 12 November 2021. The COP26 summit will bring parties together to accelerate action towards the goals of the Paris Agreement and the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change.
The Royal Society of Edinburgh, Scottish Science Advisory Council and Scottish Alliance for Geoscience, Environment and Society are collaborating to highlight Scottish research and science and its contribution to understanding and tackling climate change. A broad range of researchers and practitioners in Scotland whose work relates to the Earth’s climate are being interviewed in the lead up to COP26.