Karl Van Orsdol

Principal Consultant

Urban sustainability specialist with extensive experience with municipal and state governments in the Americas and across the globe. Award winner for innovative city programs, training, community outreach, team building, and staff education. Technical expertise integrating development planning, climate adaptation and mitigation assessment, green economy strategies, financial incentives, energy management, government budget processes, energy and sustainability management systems and community and stakeholder training. Strong project and client management skills leading diverse teams to successful project delivery and launch of new initiatives. Author of numerous publications and frequent public speaker. Education includes PhD from Cambridge University and MBA from UCLA.

Karl is a member of the following Themes, Networks or Projects

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Forests and Climate Change

Exploring the role of forests for the adaptation of people to climate change.
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Adaptation Decision Making

Sharing methods, tools and approaches for adaptation decision-making.
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Climate Adaptation Learning Resources

Training modules on climate analysis, vulnerability assessment and adaptation planning.
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