Professor Elizabeth Brabec was one of the 28 authors of the report appointed to the Climate Change and Heritage Committee of ICOMOS (International Council on Monuments and Sites, the advisory body on cultural heritage to the WHC) which produced the report over the past year. Her particular area of climate change research are the heritage issues in migration and displacement, and she is a member of the Scientific Committee on Cultural Landscapes .
The work of the committee continues over the next year to expand research into the role of cultural heritage in climate change responses, and also integrate an understanding of cultural heritage with the work of the IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change).
The Center for Heritage and Society, University of Massachusetts Amherstand funding support from the WUN (World Universities Network) that UMass is a member of, supported the design, production and printing of the report.
The Outline of Climate Change and Cultural Heritage Report of the Climate Change and Heritage Working Group of ICOMOS, July 1, 2019