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Seminar: Frank Geels, University of Manchester

Date: November 30, 2020

Time: 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

Location: Zoom seminar

Frank Geels

Professor of System Innovation and Sustainability, University of Manchester

Understanding and Steering Socio-Technical Transitions towards Sustainability

Frank Geels is Professor of System Innovation and Sustainability at the University of Manchester. Geels is a world-leading scholar on sustainability transitions, and is well-known for his work on the Multi-Level Perspective, which combines insights from sociology of innovation, evolutionary economics, institutional theory, and political science. He published six books and 78 peer-reviewed articles, including in ScienceNature Climate Change and Global Environmental Change, and was selected in the Highly Cited Researchers list (2014, 2019). Geels is a lead author of the Working Group III contribution to the next IPCC report, member of the Scientific Committee of the European Environment Agency (EEA), and was chairman of the international Sustainability Transitions Research Network (2011-2019).

Open to the public.

This event is co-sponsored by Center for Policy Research on Energy and the Environment, Princeton Environmental Institute, and the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment.