Andrew Weaver — O.B.C., Professor, Earth and Ocean Sciences, University of Victoria

Dr. Weaver has served on numerous national and international committees, including being a Lead Author in the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Dr. Weaver is a fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, the Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society, the American Geophysical Union, the American Meteorological Society and the American Association for the Advancement of Science. He has been recognized with a CIAR Young Explorers award as one of the top 20 scientists in Canada under the age of 40 (2002), a Guggenheim Fellowship (2008) and the A.G. Huntsman Award for Excellence in Marine Science (2011). His books include Keeping our Cool: Canada in a Warming World (2008) and Generation Us: The Challenge of Global Warming (2011). Dr. Weaver was the leader of the Green Party of BC.