Dr Thomas Longden is a Grand Challenge Fellow working on the ANU Energy Change Institute’s Grand Challenge – Zero-Carbon Energy for the Asia-Pacific. He is based at the Crawford School of Public Policy.

Before joining ANU in 2019, Dr Longden was based at UTS, Macquarie University, the University of Sydney and Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM) in Milan, Italy.

Thomas holds a PhD from the University of New South Wales (UNSW) and his main areas of research interest are applied econometrics, environmental economics, energy economics and health economics.

His work on transport, energy modelling, applied econometrics and technological change has been published in leading international journals (including Climatic Change, Energy, Technological Forecasting and Social Change, Energy Policy and Health Economics).

Thomas was a Contributing Author on the latest AR5 WGIII Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report titled Mitigation of Climate Change. In 2017 and 2018, he was an Expert Reviewer for the IPCC Special Report on 1.5°C Global Warming (SR15).

Experience

  • 2016–2017
    Senior Research Fellow, CHERE, UTS