Speaker Profile

Michael Taylor

Michael Taylor

Professor Michael Taylor is the Dean of the Faculty of Science and Technology and a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Physics at the University of the West Indies, Mona.

Professor Michael Taylor is the Dean of the Faculty of Science and Technology and a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Physics at the University of the West Indies, Mona. He also co-directs the Climate Studies Group, Mona (CSGM). His research focuses on determining the scientific imprint of climate change in and at the scale of the Caribbean islands.

He was a coordinating lead author for Chapter 3 of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Special Report on 1.5 degrees. The IPCC is an intergovernmental body of the United Nations, dedicated to providing the world with an objective,  scientific view of climate change, its natural, political and economic impacts and risks, and possible response options.