George W. Kling is a Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Michigan, and he is currently the chief editor of publication and outreach products for SEARCH including the “Arctic Answers” science briefs. Since the mid-1980s he has studied ecosystem ecology in relation to environmental problems from the Arctic to the tropics.
Dr. Kling has specialized in communication with policy makers and the public on topics ranging from climate change to scientific integrity to natural disasters, and he was the lead author of the Union of Concerned Scientists–Ecological Society of America publication ‘Confronting Climate Change in the Great Lakes Region’.
Dr. Kling received degrees from the University of Colorado (B.A.) and Duke University (Ph.D.).