Dr. Ida Kubiszewski is a Senior Lecturer at the Crawford School of Public Policy at Australian National University.
She was also a delegate at the 19th and 20th Conference of Parties (COP19 & COP20) in Warsaw, Poland and Lima, Peru. She was negotiating for the country of the Dominican Republic on climate change, following adaptation and loss & damage.
Dr. Kubiszewski is the founding managing editor and current co-editor-in-chief of a magazine/journal hybrid called Solutions. Solutions is an outlet for discussions focusing on solutions to the complex problems we are now facing in the context of whole systems design for a sustainable and desirable future. She is also the Managing Editor of Reviews in Ecological Economics, published annually by Springer, providing in-depth reviews of the most timely and important issues in the field of Ecological Economics.
Dr. Kubiszewski is a co-founder and former-Managing Editor the Encyclopedia of Earth, an electronic reference about the Earth, its natural environments, and their interaction with society. Written by scholars, professionals, educators, and experts who collaborate and review each others work, it provides a much needed peer reviewed, trusted source of information for students, educators, scholars, professionals, as well as the general public.
Dr. Kubiszewski is the author or co-author of over a dozen scientific papers. She is a Fellow at the National Council for Science and the Environment, on the board of the Veblen Institute, and sits on the steering committees or advisory boards of various organizations including the Ecosystem Services Partnership and the Environmental Information Coalition.
Ida received her B.A. in Astronomy and Physics from Boston University and her M.A. in Energy and Environmental Analysis through the Center for Energy and Environmental Studies also at Boston University. She received her Ph.D. through the Gund Institute for Ecological Economics and a certificate in Ecological Economics in the School of Natural Resources at the University of Vermont.