The massive wildfires blazing across the West have brought into sharp relief the intersection between climate change and the poor condition of many of our forests and other wildlands. Although most … Read more
Dr. Bruce A. Stein is Chief Scientist and Associate Vice President of the National Wildlife Federation (NWF). Bruce is a leading expert on species extinction, biodiversity conservation, and the effects of climate change on species and ecosystems. Over the past decade much of his work has focused on advancing the science and practice of climate change adaptation. Dr. Stein has served as a scientific advisor to various government agencies, including the U.S. Department of Interior and Department of Defense, and is on the steering committee of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature’s (IUCN) Climate Change Specialist Group. He is the author of numerous publications, including a widely used guide to climate change adaptation (Climate-Smart Conservation) and an award-winning book on the status of biodiversity in the United States (Precious Heritage).