Renewable Energy Development in China: Integrated Technology and Social Impact AssessmentDr. Lin Gan, Center for International Climate and Enviromental Research, Oslo
Dr. Gan has his Ph.D in Public Administration and works as a senior research fellow for the Center for International Climate and Enviromental Research in Oslo.
He has been trained on mass communication and media, is familiar with techniques of mass communication and its social and human dimensions. He has conducted extensive fieldwork in China, India, USA and other countries and knows about the mechanisms of governance and institutions in China in particular. He has worked extensively with the mass media on communications and public campaign on climate and sustainable energy issues. Doing this he has established close contacts with international organizations, top universities and research institutes in Europe and the US, funding agencies in the US and Europe, WWF international and national organizations, non-governemental organizations involved in environment and energy acitivies, governmental agencies and R&D organization in Asian and the Pacific. Main research interests: Dr. Gan's research interests include social science aspects of energy and environmental policy making and implementation in China and Asia, climate-change policy and institutional dynamics, international development assistance for the environment, and dynamics of energy and environmental technological change and dissemination in developing countries.
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