Lars has been working at the UNEP Risoe Centre since 2007 and is currently employed as PhD student, researching ways to support climate change adaptation decisions in coastal regions. Parallel to this, he is affiliated with University of Oxford as a Visiting Research Associate.
Previously, he has been member of the UNEP Risoe Centre UNFCCC Task Force on climate change negotiations, been involved in UNEP's global emission gap study, been working on carbon finance and capacity building for CDM in Africa and been researching the economics of carbon capture and storage and the externalities of power generation systems in developing countries.
Before joining the UNEP Risoe Centre, he functioned as Associate Advisor for UNEP on youth issues, representing young people in international environmental negotiations and advising UNEP on youth-related matters. As part of this, his was involved in the development of UNEP's Global Environment Outlook 4 report and in the WHO European Environment and Health Process. Besides, he has worked as International Secretary for the Danish environmental NGO Nature & Youth and for the consulting engineering company COWI.
His educational background includes a M.Sc. in Geography from University of Copenhagen, graduate studies in climate and energy policy at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and a B.Sc. in Physical Geography from University of Copenhagen.
Publication: Research › Ph.D. thesis – Annual report year: 2014
Application of the Coastal Hazard Wheel methodology for coastal multi-hazard assessment and management in the state of Djibouti
Publication: Research - peer-review › Journal article – Annual report year: 2014
Publication: Research › Report – Annual report year: 2014
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