Xianfu Lu

Senior Climate Change Specialist (Adaptation), Sustainable Development and Climate Change Department

Xianfu, ADB’s focal point for climate change adaptation, has worked on the science and policy of climate change adaptation for the past 20 years. Trained as an applied meteorologist, he spent the first 10 years of her career researching climate scenarios and their use in climate change impacts and vulnerability assessments in different parts of the world. Prior to joining ADB, Xianfu worked at UNDP’s Global Environmental Facility Unit and at the Secretariat of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change.

Blogs by this Author

  • Restoring coastal habitats like mangroves reduces the impact of increased storm surges and sea level rise.

    Building resilience with nature

    Published on Tuesday, 14 November 2017

    Nature-based solutions are gaining credibility as an effective way to make vulnerable communities more resilient against climate change.