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Mikel Gonzalez-Eguino

Senior researcher, Basque Centre for Climate Change

Mikel González-Eguino is a senior researcher at BC3 (Basque Centre for Climate Change) and associated professor at the University of the Basque Country. He has a PhD in Economics (2006, University of the Basque Country) and a degree in Engineering (2001, University of Deusto). He has been visiting scholar at Wageningen University (Netherlands) and Universidad Iberoamericana (Mexico). His main interests lie in the fields of energy and climate change economics. He is also interested in providing scientific support for decision making in the transition to a low-carbon, sustainable economy. His work has been published the leading journals in the field. He has worked for Basque and Spanish institutions and also lead several scientific projects funded by the European Commission. His doctoral thesis won him the Enrique Fuentes Quintana prize (FUNCAS, 2006). Since 2012 he has been the coordinator of the Low Carbon research line at BC3. He is currently the Lead Researcher (IP) of a large-scale H2020 European project (TRANSrisk) on energy transitions and of a “Plan Nacional de I+D” (CLIMAECON). He is currently vice president of the Spanish Association for Energy Economics(AEEE)

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Perspective of comprehensive and comprehensible multi-model energy and climate science in Europe

A comprehensive and comprehensible multi-model framework offers a real example of “collective” science diplomacy, as an instrument to further support the ambitious goals of the EU Green Deal, in compliance with the EU claim to responsible research.

By: Alexandros Nikas, Ajay Gambhir, Evelina Trutnevyte, Konstantinos Koasidis, Henrik Lund, Jakob Zinck Thellufsen, Didier Mayer, Georg Zachmann, Luis Javier Miguel, Noelia Ferreras Alonso, Ida Sognnæs, Glen Peters, Enzo Colombo, Mark Howells, Adam D. Hawkes, Machteld Van Den Broek, Dirk-Jan van de Ven, Mikel Gonzalez-Eguino, Alexandros Flamos and Haris Doukas Topic: Energy & Climate Date: November 5, 2020