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Glen Peters has been a Senior Researcher at CICERO for fifteen years, about five years as Research Director for the group Climate Mitigation. Previously he was a post-doctoral researcher at the Industrial Ecology Programme at NTNU. While at the University of Newcastle (Australia) he received a University Medal and Deans Medal for undergraduate performance (Mathematics/Physics) and the DH Trollope Medal for his PhD (Environmental Engineering). He has twice received the Environmental Science & Technology Best Policy Paper Award (2007, 2009) and has been a Clarivate Highly Cited Researcher since 2017. Dr Peters is a worldwide authority on socio-economic drivers of emissions. He has performed pioneering work on how international trade intricately connects emission drivers in different countries. Recent work has focused on trends in carbon emissions, socio-economic drivers, and future emission pathways at the global and country level. Other key research areas include emission metrics and the carbon cycle. Dr Peters was on the Scientific Steering Committee of the Global Carbon Project for six years and was a Lead Author on emissions scenarios, and was Contributing Author of several other chapters, of the IPCC AR6 WGI and WGIII reports.


  • –present
    Senior Research Fellow, Center for International Climate and Environmental Research