Tancred Miller is the Policy and Planning Manager for the North Carolina Division of Coastal Management where he manages the division’s strategic planning and program enhancement functions. As the program lead for coastal hazards and sea level rise resilience program areas, he coordinated two scientific assessment reports about relative sea-level rise in North Carolina and drafted a proposed state sea level rise policy.
Christina Toms is a Senior Environmental Scientist and Ecological Engineer at the San Francisco Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board. She specializes in the development of regulatory policies, restoration and adaptation designs, and conservation strategies to address climate change and support resilient habitats along the Pacific Coast.
Robert Kopp is a Professor in the Department of Earth & Planetary Sciences and co-director of the University Office of Climate Action at Rutgers University, as well as director of the Megalopolitan Coastal Transformation Hub (coastalhub.org) and co-director of the Climate Impact Lab (impactlab.org). His research focuses on sea-level change, the interactions between physical climate change and the economy, and the use of climate risk information to inform decision-making. He is a lead author of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s 2021 Sixth Assessment Report, the U.S. Global Change Research Program’s 2017 Fourth National Climate Assessment, and Economic Risks of Climate Change: An American Prospectus.