Prof. Dr. Carlo C. Jaeger

Chair of the Global Climate Forum
Head: Green Growth



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Carlo C. Jaeger is an economist working on global systems, in particular on the role of financial markets in addressing – or exacerbating – the problem of climate change. He is co-founder and chairman of the Global Climate Forum, Professor at Potsdam University, Germany and the Beijing Normal University (BNU), China, where he has been appointed as an outstanding foreign expert to the Chinese government. Jaeger’s current research is focused on problems of global coordination, especially in view of sustainable development.
Until March 2012 Carlo C. Jaeger was Head of the Research Domain 'Transdisciplinary Concepts and Methods at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research.
He was Professor at the University of Darmstadt and Head of the Human Ecology Department at the Swiss Federal Institute for Environmental Science and Technology. He is a member of the Scientific and Technical Council of the International Risk Governance Council, and has served on the boards of various scientific organizations. He holds degrees in economics (Ph.D., Frankfurt University, Germany), sociology (diploma, University of Berne, Switzerland), and human ecology (habilitation ETH Zurich, Switzerland) and has worked extensively on the interactions between technological progress and environmental problems, in particular the role of information technologies in urban development. He is author or co-author of over 50 scientific papers and author of editor of over a dozen scientific books.

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