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Title: Senior Research Fellow
Role: Head of China Cluster; Theme leader, Rethinking Development
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He was the main author of UNDP’s China Human Development Report 2002 – Making Green Development a Choice and participated in the expert team behind the recent OECD Environmental Performance Review of China where he was responsible for drafting the chapter on Environmental – Social Interface.
Karl is a graduate from Stockholm University’s East Asia Progamme (1990) and has a bachelor’s degree in engineering (1980). Before joining SEI in 2000 he had a two year posting as environmental advisor with the Swedish Embassy in Beijing.
From 1990 to 1998 he was responsible for China co-operation at the IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute.
China’s Carbon Emission Trading: an Experiment to Watch Closely (Policy brief - 2012)
Learning from previous failures: scaling up biogas production in the Chinese countryside (Journal article - 2012)
Together Alone: BASIC countries and the climate change conundrum (Report - 2011)
A Balancing Act: China's role in Climate Change (Report - 2009)