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Prof. Christian AZAR
Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden

Prof. Christian Azar
Physical Resource Theory
Chalmers University of Technology
412 96 Göteborg

Phone: + 46 31 772 31 32
Fax: + 46 31 772 31 50

Christian Azar's background is in physics and he is currently a professor of energy and environment at Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden. His research focuses on climate change mitigation strategies (including energy systems modeling, technology assessment and policy analysis). He is on the editorial board of several international scientific journals and has been a lead author of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. He has offered more than hundred lectures to policy makers, to business leaders, environmental organizations and the general public on energy, sustainability and climate change. He is currently an advisor to the Swedish Primeminister and the Swedish Minister for the Environment and he has been an advisor to the former EU Commissioner on the environment.