Martin Obermaier

Post-doctoral research associate

Martin is a climate adaptation and knowledge management expert at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), with a MSC in Economics from Freie Universität Berlin (2005) and a DSc in Energy and Environmental Planning from UFRJ (2011). His research interests include transformational adaptation, climate change in cities, and environmental protection in Latin America and Africa. He moderated a community of practice on dryland adaptation with over 600 international experts, and has acted as consultant to the World Bank, OECD, IEA, BNDES and FLEM. Martin is lead or contributing author to over 40 international and national publications, including high-impact global assessment reports (UCCRN Climate Change and Cities, 2016, and UNEP GEO5, 2011), and is reviewer to 7 scientific journals, including Climate Risk Management, Mitigation and Adaptation of Strategies for Global Change, Agricultural Systems and Energy Policy. He is CLIMA’s project coordinator, and organizes the project’s community perceptions research program and overall knowledge dissemination.

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CLIMA Land Water Energy: Biofuels expansion and adaptation

This project aims to inform policymakers and stakeholders on biofuels expansion scenarios to 2030 that would support sustainable adaptation in the agricultural and bioenergy sectors of Brazil.

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Synergies between Adaptation and Mitigation

Exploring the co-benefits of adaptation and mitigation.
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