Harro van Asselt
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Title: Research Fellow
Role: NORD-STAR postdoctoral fellow
Harro van Asselt is a Research Fellow and NORD-STAR postdoctoral fellow at SEI Stockholm, focusing on international and European climate change law and policy.
Harro joined the SEI Stockholm office in April 2012. He has almost 10 years experience in different research organisations, focusing on various aspects of international climate law and policy, including the use of market-based mechanisms, climate-trade policy interactions, reduced emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD), European climate policy, and clean technology agreements.
Before joining SEI, Harro was a Marie Curie fellow at the Environmental Change Institute of the University of Oxford (2010-2011), and a researcher at the Institute for Environmental Studies at the VU University Amsterdam (2002-2010). He remains affiliated with both universities as a visiting researcher. From February to May 2007 he was also a Visiting Associate at the Department of Value and Decision Science at the Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan. From October to December 2008, he was a Visiting Research Scholar at the Dean Rusk Center of the University of Georgia School of Law, United States.
Harro has published numerous book chapters and articles in peer-reviewed academic journals, and is co-editor of the book Climate Change Policy in the European Union: Confronting the Dilemmas of Mitigation and Adaptation? (Cambridge University Press, 2010). He is Editor of the journal Review of European Community and International Environmental Law (RECIEL), Associate Editor of the Carbon & Climate Law Review (CCLR), and on the Editorial Board of International Environmental Agreements: Politics, Law and Economics.
Harro holds an MA in law (specialisation: International law) from VU University Amsterdam (2002).
Managing the Fragmentation of International Climate Law (Book chapter - 2013)
Climate governance at the crossroads: experimenting with a global response after Kyoto (Journal article - 2013)
Connect the Dots: Managing the Fragmentation of Global Climate Governance (Working paper - 2012)
Horizontal institutional interlinkages (Book chapter - 2012)
All Hands on Deck! Mobilizing Climate Change Action beyond the UNFCCC (policy brief) (Policy brief - 2012)