Roger S. Pulwarty is a scientist from Trinidad and Tobago and Nobel laureate as one of the winners of the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize for his work with the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). He is the director of the US National Integrated Drought Information System at the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) in Boulder, Colorado. Roger Pulwarty earned a B.S. degree (Hons.) in Atmospheric Sciences from York University in Toronto in 1986 and a Ph.D. in Climatology from the University of Boulder at Colorado in 1994, where he worked under Professors Roger Barry and Herbert Riehl. His research and publications are on climate, climate impacts and adaptation policy in Western North America, Latin America and the Caribbean. From 1998-2002 he was the program director for the NOAA Regional Integrated Sciences and Assessments. He is Professor Adjunct at the University of Colorado at Boulder and the University of the West Indies. Dr.