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Blane Harvey


Blane Harvey is an Associate in IISD’s Resilience group. A senior research and program specialist with over 10 years’ experience in climate change and development, Blane has been an active contributor to the United Nations climate change negotiations process since 2003. His recent work has included research on how climate change knowledge is produced, validated and communicated, and how learning and knowledge sharing can support action on climate change in the global South. Blane is currently exploring the role of social learning in response to climate change, and how community-based media can engage in action research, influence policy, and build resilience.

  • Education

    PhD, Education and International Development (2009), McGill University

    Masters in Culture and Values Education (2002), McGill University

    Bachelor of Arts, Second Language Teaching (1999), University of Ottawa