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Adam Markham

Adam Markham is Acting Director of the Climate & Energy Program at the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS), in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. He has a background in international climate policy and biodiversity conservation. He co-authored the UCS report, National Landmarks at Risk, detailing climate impacts on US historic and archaeological sites and was the lead author for the UNESCO/UNEP/UCS report, World Heritage and Tourism in a Changing Climate. In 2019 he was the main contributor on climate impacts for the ICOMOS report, The Future of our Pasts. He has participated in Climate Vulnerability Index (CVI) assessments for the Heart of Neolithic Orkney (Scotland) and Vega Archipelago (Norway) World Heritage Sites. Markham is a member of the ICOMOS Climate Action Working Group, the International Committee on Archaeological Heritage Management, and is on the steering committee for the Climate Heritage Network. 

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