Luis R. Fernandez-Carril

Dr. Luis R. Fernandez-Carril is a researcher on international climate policy and climate change ethics. For the last two years he was advisor and Chief of Staff of the Special Commission on Climate Change of the Senate of the Republic of Mexico, LXIII Legislature. In 2018 he was appointed as Lead Author for the 6th Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change 2018-2021 and also served as advisor for the Mexican delegation during COP 23 in Bonn, Germany, 2017. He has also been a researcher in the Climate Change Research Program of the National Autonomous University of Mexico. He is currently professor of Philosophy at the Tecnológico de Monterrey, teaching the subjects of Philosophy of Science and Ethics. He obtained the PhD degree summa cum laude in Philosophy of Science in May 2014 from the Tecnológico de Monterrey, Campus Mexico City.

Experience

  • 2014–present
    Adjunct professor, Tecnologico de Monterrey
  • –present
    Faculty member, UNAM
  • 2015–2018
    Chief of staff, Special Commission on Climate Change of the Senate of Mexico

Education

  • 2018 
    Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), Lead Author for Chapter 18 of WG II contribution to the 6th Assessment Report

Publications

  • 2013
    “Discursive Overlap and Conflictive Fragmentation of Risk and Security in the Geopolitics of Energy”, Sustainability

Honours

Lead author of WGII of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change AR6