Pulhin, Juan M.

Pulhin, Juan M.

Degrees

  • PhD in Geographical Science, Australian National University

Biographical Sketch

DR. JUAN M. PULHIN is full Professor and former Dean of the College of Forestry and Natural Resources, University of the Philippines Los Baños. He also holds the title of Scientist III, under the University of the Philippines Scientific Productivity System in recognition of his scholarly outputs and international scientific standing. He has been a Visiting Professor at The University of Tokyo for three times, in 2007, 2010, and 2016. He has more than 30 years of experience in natural resources and environmental education, research and development at the national and international level and has authored/co-authored more than 100 technical publications dealing on various aspects of natural resources management and climate change. He has also co-authored/co-edited eight books on forest rehabilitation, impacts of forest tenure reform, climate change, and disaster risk reduction published by reputable publishers. He is a recipient/co-recipient of numerous national and international awards foremost of which was the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize Award shared by the members of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) with former U.S. Vice President Al Gore. He was a Coordinating Lead Author of the Human Security Chapter (Chapter 12) of the IPCC Working Group II Contribution to the Fifth Assessment Report released in 2014 and a Lead Author of the adaptation chapter of the 2007 IPCC Fourth Assessment Report. Dr. Pulhin earned his Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Forestry degrees at the University of the Philippines Los Baños and Ph.D. degree in Geographical Sciences from The Australian National University.

Recent Projects

  • Adger, W.N., J.M. Pulhin, J. Barnett, G.D. Dabelko, G.K. Hovelsrud, M. Levy, Ú. Oswald Spring, and C.H. Vogel. 2014: Human security. In: Climate Change 2014: Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability. Part A: Global and Sectoral Aspects. Contribution of Working Group II to the Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change [Field, C.B., V.R. Barros, D.J. Dokken, K.J. Mach, M.D. Mastrandrea, T.E. Bilir, M. Chatterjee, K.L. Ebi, Y.O. Estrada, R.C. Genova, B. Girma, E.S. Kissel, A.N. Levy, S. MacCracken, P.R. Mastrandrea, and L.L. White (eds.)]. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, United Kingdom andNew York, NY, USA, pp. 755-791.
  • Comiso, J. C., C. A. Blanche, T. I. Sarigumba, M. V. O. Espaldon, F. P. Lansigan, N. T. Baguinon, R. C. Birosel, J. O. Coladilla, R. V. O. Cruz, L. M. Florece, R. D. Guerrero III, R. D. Lasco, R. T. Perez, J. M. Pulhin and L. V. Tibig. 2014. Changing Philippine Climate. University of the Philippines Press: Diliman, Quezon City.
  • Shaw, R., J. Pulhin and J. Pereira (Eds.), 2010. Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction: Issues and Challenges. Series: Community, Environment and Disaster Risk Management, Volume 4. Emerald Group Publishing Limited: United Kingdom, 416 pages.
  • Shaw, R., J. Pulhin and J. Pereira (Eds.), 2010. Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction: Asian Perspective. Series: Community, Environment and Disaster Risk Management, Volume 5. Emerald Group Publishing Limited: United Kingdom, 496 pages.
  • Adger, W.N., S. Agrawala, M.M.Q. Mirza, C. Conde, K. O’Brien, J. Pulhin, R. Pulwarty, B. Smit and K. Takahashi, 2007. “Assessment of adaptation practices, options, constraints and capacity”. Climate Change 2007: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability. Contribution of Working Group II to the Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, M.L. Parry, O.F. Canziani,J.P. Palutikof, P.J. van der Linden and C.E. Hanson, Eds., Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, pp. 717-743.

Contact Details

  • Email: [email protected], [email protected]
  • Tel: 536-3996 loc 7000, 536-2928
  • Expertise

    Forestry