TEDxBoston

Frank Hiroshi Ling

Chief Scientist At Anthropocene Institute

Frank Hiroshi Ling is Chief Scientist at the Anthropocene Institute. He is also a guest lecturer at the Tokyo Institute of Technology and Ibaraki University, and was previously a research fellow at the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) and University of Tokyo. Dr. Ling has consulted for various US and Asian organizations, including the Asian Development Bank (ADB), CLSA, SELC Japan, and Jane Capital Partners. His work has been cited in the Intergovernmental Panel for Climate Change (IPCC) Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5°C. He is producer and host of the science podcast “Groks Science”. Frank is the editor of the book “Climate Smart Development in Asia: Transition to Low Carbon, Climate Resilient Economies” and a contributing author to the publication “The Energy Revolution Will Save Japan”. Dr. Ling received his PhD in Chemistry at the University of California at Berkeley and his BS in Chemical Engineering at Caltech and his MS at University of California at Santa Barbara.