Dr. Simone Lucatello is a Professor-Researcher at the Research Institute Dr. José María Luis Mora belonging to the Mexican National Agency for Science and Technology (CONACYT) in Mexico City, Mexico. He is a graduate of the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) in International Relations (MSc), and holds a PhD in Analysis and Governance of Sustainable Development from the International University of Venice, Italy. His research interests cover climate change mitigation and adaptation, disaster risk management, environmental security. He collaborates with the California Global Energy Initiative, Water & Infrastructure Innovation Initiative at Stanford University, and is currently a Coordinating Leading Scientist Author (CLA) for the Intergovernmental Panel for Climate Change (IPCC, United Nations) for the 6th Assessment Report, Working Group II. He has collaborated with various programs of the United Nations (UNEP, UNODC, UNIDO, ECLAC), of the European Union (Europe Aid) in the Balkans, Central - South America and the Caribbean, and the GIZ Cooperation Agency as well as for the Interamerican Development Bank (IADB).