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SEI Associate, Stockholm Environment Institute, University of York

Gary Haq is a Human Ecologist and an SEI Associate at the Stockholm Environment Institute at the University of York (UK). He is currently a visiting fellow at the EC Joint Research Centre’s Sustainable Transport Unit (Italy). Gary has undertaken research on a wide range of environmental policy issues including air pollution, transport, behavioural change, older people and environment and policy impact assessment. He undertook the first assessment of air quality management in 20 Asia cities (Earthscan, 2007) and developed a foundation course on air quality management. He has co-ordinated regional and local campaigns to engage the public and raise awareness of climate change issues and foster behavioural change. He held the first UK workshop on Older People and Climate Change (2008). He is author of numerous reports and papers including Environmentalism Since 1945 (Routledge, 2012) and is co-author of A Short Guide to Environmental Policy (Policy Press, 2014).


  • –present
    Senior Research Associate in Sustainable Development, Human Ecology, University of York


  • 1998 
    Lancaster University , PhD

Professional Memberships

  • Member of the Institution of Environmental Sciences