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Oscar Widerberg is an Assistant Professor at the Institute for Environmental Studies (IVM) at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU) working on governance for sustainability. His research focuses on how cities, regions, companies and other non-state and sub-national actors influence global governance.

He has published academic articles, policy reports, opinion pieces and book chapters on a variety of earth system governance issues, primarily on climate change. For example, Oscar co-authored the UNEP Gap Report 2019 and published in Nature Climate Change. Before joining IVM, Oscar worked in international consulting, advising international public authorities, primarily European institutions, on energy, environment and climate policies.


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