Latest news and publications

Diana Liverman Elected to National Academy of Sciences and American Academy of Arts and Sciences (April 2020)

Recent publications and presentations

Gerlak, A.K., Mason, S.J., Daly, M., Liverman, D., Guido, Z., Soares, M.B., Vaughan, C., Knudson, C., Greene, C., Buizer, J. and Jacobs, K., 2020. The Gnat and the Bull: Do Climate Outlook Forums Make a Difference?. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, (2020).

Megan Mills‐Novoa and Diana M Liverman 2019 Nationally Determined Contributions: Material climate commitments and discursive positioning in the NDCs. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Climate Change.

Testimony before the House Committee on the Climate Crisis. May 2019. Solving the Climate Crisis: Drawing Down Carbon and Building Up the American Economy and

IPCC Task Force on Gender (Patricia A. Nying’uro , Markku Rummukainen, Diana Liverman 2019. Report from the IPCC task force on gender.  FORTY-NINTH SESSION OF THE IPCC Kyoto, Japan, 8 - 12 May 2019 . IPCC-XLIX/Doc. 10, Rev.1 (11.V.2019)

Roché Mahon, Christina Greene, Shelly Ann Cox, Zack Guido, Andrea K. Gerlak, Jodi Ann Petrie, Adrian Trotman, Diana Liverman, Cédric J. Van Meerbeeck, Wazita Scott, David Farrell (2019). Fit for purpose? Transforming National Meteorological and Hydrological Services into National Climate Service Centers. Climate Services. 

IPCC SR 1.5C report released Oct 2018

Photos from IPCC meetings

IPCC reportI am a lead author for Chapter 5 and for the Summary for Policy Makers 

Lots of media coverage:


August 2018: Paper on Trajectories of the Earth System in the Anthropocene (Hothouse Earth)






Copy of paper in PNAS week of August 6th 2018 (pdf link)

Supplementary materials for the paper (pdf link)

Media coverage: 

July 2018 Paper published on Geography and Development Goals:

Diana M Liverman. 2018. Geographic perspectives on development goals: constructive engagements and critical perspectives on the MDGs and the SDGs. Dialogues in Human Geography. Volume 8 Issue 2 168-185

Commentaries by Bill Moseley, Andrea Nightingale, Emma Rawdsely and Farhana Sultana. 

SGD paper    Dialogues in Human Geography  with commentaries (link to pdf)







February 2018  Paper published on Women in Climate Science (Feb 2018)

Miriam Gay-Antaki, Diana Liverman 2018 Women scientists and the IPCC. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Feb 2018, 115 (9) 2060-2065; DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1710271115

Women in climate science      Link to pdf