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Rosina Bierbaum, STAP Chair, is pleased to announce the appointment of Prof. John Donaldson as the new STAP Panel Member for biodiversity.
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Carlos Manuel Rodriguez, the chair and CEO of the GEF convened a Technical Advisory Group (TAG) meeting in preparation for the next phase of the GEF (July 2022 to June 2026).
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On 8 December, Dr. Rosina Bierbaum, Chair of STAP, reported on the Panel’s recent work for the Council.
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The rapid adaptation to "work from home" during the COVID crisis has had a variety of environmental implications. While many commentators have noted the reduction in urban air pollution due to reduced commutes and transport emissions, the adaptation has a hidden supply chain of materials and energy. In order to work from home, we have relied on a vast network of materials needed for internet cables, computer servers and memory storage devices.
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Rosina Bierbaum, STAP Chair, joined Mary Schapiro, Vice Chair of the Sustainable Accounting Standards Board and Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD), for a discussion at Morgan Stanley's Sustainable Investing Summit.
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The GEF Live interview of Rosina Bierbaum, STAP Chair, recently recorded at the 57th GEF Council Meeting, can be viewed by clicking 
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Rosina M. Bierbaum, STAP Chair, is among the new members to be elected to the U.S. National Academy of Sciences – one of the highest honors in the scientific field. "Election to the National Academy of Sciences has me stunned, humbled, and elated, all at the same time. This institution is the premier voice of science and technology in the Nation and needed now more than ever in this era of ‘alt-facts,” Dr. Bierbaum said.