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Dr. Farrukh Chishtie is an atmospheric, climate and earth observation scientist with extensive experience in experimental and modelling disciplines. He has three Masters degrees, two PhDs and more than 20 years’ research experience in Applied Mathematics and Education specializing in environment and sustainability. Along with grassroots advocacy on climate change and environmental degradation, he aims for holistic understanding and meaningful action.
His main research areas are climate science and policy, climate adaptation and mitigation. He was a member of the Global Precipitation Mission (GPM) validation project by Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) in collaboration with NASA. He is a climate expert with the University of British Columbia (UBC) Sustainability Hub where he raises awareness on climate change across departments. He is also pursuing a doctoral degree in rehabilitation sciences at UBC with a thesis dissertation focused on developing inclusive care programs for COVID-19 and future epidemics and pandemics. He is the president and founder of the non-profit Peaceful Society, Science and Innovation Foundation based in Vancouver, which aims to promote science and technology for peaceful and humane ends.
He holds visiting scientist and faculty positions at Environment and Climate Change Canada, the European Council for Nuclear Research (CERN), the University of Toronto, the University of Western Ontario, and is the Green Party of Canada's Deputy Critic on Climate Change.