Inez Fung, ScD, is an atmospheric scientist who came to the U.S. from Hong Kong. She is one of the world’s leading experts on climate and the carbon cycle – how carbon dioxide moves throughout the land, oceans, and the atmosphere – and how its movement both depends on and alters our planet’s climate. 

  • Founding Director of the Berkeley Atmospheric Sciences Center.
  • Contributed to the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel for Climate Change, which was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2007.
  • Member of U.S. National Academy of Sciences, Academia Sinica (Taiwan), and Foreign Member of Royal Society, London.
  • Appointed by President Obama to the National Science Board.

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