Ethnographist • France
“The Inuit are asking us to act swiftly to reduce our greenhouse gas emissions”
Pierre Taverniers is a meteorologist at Météo France and a graduate of the Paris Institute of Oriental Languages and Civilisations (INALCO), where he majored in Canadian Arctic language and culture. He has been studying the impact of global warming on the Inuit of Greenland and Nunavut for 20 years. A member of International Polar Year’s Sea Ice Knowledge and Use (SIKU) programme, he is also a scientific expert of NGO Le Cercle Polaire.