Dr. Daniel Scott is a University Research Chair in Climate and Society in the Geography and Environmental Management as well as the Director of the Interdisciplinary Centre on Climate Change at the University of Waterloo (Canada). He has worked extensively in the human dimensions of climate change, particularly the global tourism sector and protected area management, including collaborations with the United Nations World Tourism Organization, United Nations Environment Programme, the World Meteorological Organization, and several development organizations. Dr. Scott has been a contributing author and expert reviewer for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change – Third, Fourth, and Fifth Assessment Reports. He is also a member of the Advisory Committee to the Global Partnership for Sustainable Tourism.
His more that 200 publications have been cited more than 10,000 times and featured in many leading media outlets, including The Economist, New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, BBC international, Time, Scientific American, and National Geographic.