Mitsutsune Yamaguchi

Special Advisor, Research Institute of Innovative Technology for the Earth,

Career History

2012-:Special Advisor, Research Institute of Innovative Technology for the Earth (RITE)

2013-:2015 Visiting professor, Komaba Organization for Educational Excellence (KOMEX), The University of Tokyo

2006-2013: Visiting professor, later Project Professor, Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology (RCAST), The University of Tokyo

2002-2010: Visiting professor, The Open University in Japan (Education through TV)

1996-2005: Professor, Faculty of Economics, Keio University

1962-1999: Tokio Marine and Fire Insurance Company, Limited

He is a lead author of Third, Fourth and Fifth Assessment Report of Intergovernmental

Panel for Climate Change (IPCC). He used to be a member of various committees of the Government on climate change policy makings.

He has written many books and articles including Climate Change Mitigation, A Balanced Approach to Climate Change, Springer, London (2012) (Editor & Co-author), Co-author of e-book Towards a Workable and Effective Climate Regime to be published by Ferdi and CEPR prior to COP-21, Paris (2015). He also frequently writes articles to leading Japanese newspapers on climate change.

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