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E-post: knut.alfsen@cicero.oslo.no

Born: 10. May, 1952 in Oslo, Marital status: Married, 4 children (born: 1982, 1990, 1994, 1997), Nationality: Norwegian

  • Education
  • 1968 - 1971 Forsøksgymnaset i Oslo (Experiemental high school, Oslo), Examen artium (natural science)
  • 1973 – 1978 University of Oslo, Cand. real. (Theoretical physics), Award for highest mark and with a recommendation to the King of Norway
  • 1978 – 1980 University of Oslo, Dr. Scient. (Theoretical physics), Thesis on non-linear processes in weakly ionized plasmas
  • Professional experience:
  • 1972 – 1973 Research Assistant, Defence Research Institute, Kjeller, 12 month military service programming and analysing data from rocket experiments in the ionosphere.
  • 1978 - 1984 Research Assistant, University of Oslo, Institute of Physics
  • 1981 - 1982 Visiting Research Fellow, ESTEC, Noordwijk, European Space and Technology Centre analysing solar wind satellite data.
  • 1984 - 1985 Senior Research fellow, Statistics Norway, Oslo, Head of Group for Energy- and Natural Resource Accounting in the Research Department, Statistics Norway
  • 1985 - 1992 Senior Research Fellow, Head of group for Environmental Economics from its inception. Research Department, Statistics Norway, Oslo,
  • 1992 - 1996 Director of Research, Head of Division of Natural Resource and Environmental Economics in the Research Department, Statistics Norway, Oslo,
  • 1997 - 2002 Director, CICERO, Oslo, CICERO = Center for International Climate and Environmental Research – Oslo
  • 2002 - 2002 Director of research, Institute for energy technology, Sector for Energy and Environmental Technology
  • 2002 - 2007 Research director, Research department, Statistics Norway
  • 2008 - 2012 Head Research Director, CICERO, Oslo, CICERO = Center for International Climate and Environmental Research – Oslo
  • 2013 - 2014 Strategy Director, CICERO, Oslo, CICERO = Center for International Climate and Environmental Research – Oslo
  • 2012-2016 Member of Chief Advisors’ Group under China Council for International Cooperation on Environment and Development - CCICED
  • 2014 - Senior Research Fellow and Senior Advisor, CICERO

Member of International Chief Advisor’s group to China Council on International Cooperation on Environment and Development (CCICED), 2012-

Member of the Editorial Board of Challenges in Sustainability. 2012-

Member of CCICED (China Council on International Cooperation on Environment and Development) Task Force on Pathways towards a low carbon economy, 2008-2009

Member of CCICED Task Force on Low Carbon Industrialization Strategies, 2010-1011

Lead author for IPCCs 4. Assessment report, working group III 2004-2007

Member of IPCC Task Group on Impact and Climate Adaptation (TGICA) 2004-2007

Member of two UNFCCC In Depth Review panels (reviewing Germany 2. and Canada 3. national communications).

Member of the Council of NAROM (National Centre for space related education) 2009-2012

Member of the Scientific Committee of the European Environment Agency (EEA), 1995-2002

Member and leader of three evaluation committees for IIASA since the late1990's (last one in 2004)

Member and Norwegian delegate to Arctic Climate Impact Assessment (ACIA) Policy Document Drafting Group, 2003

Member of reference group for the research program COPE, University of Gothenburg. 2001-2005

Member of reference group for the Climate Policy research program, Energimyndigheten, Sweden. 2001-2005

Leader of a public commission in Norway on indicators for sustainable development 1.12.03-31.12.04

Leader of the secretariat for governmental commission for reduced emissions of greenhouse gases, April 2005-October 2006

Member and leader of a large number of boards and committees in the Norwegian Research Council (e.g. Klimatek, Klimaeffekter, Norklima, Global Change, etc.).

Prosjekter

  • CCICED Chief Advisors’ Group under China Council for International Cooperation on Environment and Development

Publikasjoner og formidling ved CICERO

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  • Liu Shijin, Gordon Conway, Bjørn Stigson, Feng Fei, Angang Hu, Guang Xia, Jiahua Pan, Jiang Kejun, Thomas Kårberger, Knut H. Alfsen, Haw Kuang Lim, Mattia Romani, Melinda Robson, Trevor Houser, 2009 China's Pathway Towards a Low Carbon Economy EN

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