Paul Lussier


Research Overview

2015-Present               Yale Science Communications with Impact Network (SCWIN)


Founder and Director of the Science Communications with Impact Network (SCWIN) for the development, piloting and deployment of coalition-building public communication strategies, public policy, business and religious sector engagement with planetary science, with specific focus on integrating ecological and technological solutions towards climate change and related planetary boundaries challenges.  Current and past research partners include leading science institutions such as the UNFCC (United Nations Framework on Climate Change), the IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change), the UN Stakeholder Forum, World Bank and NGO’s such as NRDC (National Resources Defense Council) and WRI (World Resources Institute).


2014-present               International Social Science Council (ISSC), Earth System Science Center,                                       Brazilian Institute for Space Research (INPE)


Co-researcher on “Curbing Meat through Media” project toward creation of a digital platform to inform Brazil, USA, China policymakers and public of the health, environment and political economy benefits of a plant-based diet. In collaboration with UC Colorado, NYU, and the Environmental Media Association (EMA)


2014-present              International Council for Science (ICSU) / Future Earth Society


Developing Future Earth Emergence Lab (FEEL) and facilitating collaborative creation of a digital-based online platform to promote and support climate science and global warming information, engagement and action among scientists, journalists, experts, public policymakers and citizen stakeholders worldwide.