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Mark Jaccard

Professor from Canada

Dr. Mark Kenneth Jaccard (born April 12, 1955 in Vancouver, British Columbia) is a professor of environmental economics in the School of Resource and Environmental Management (REM) at Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada. Dr. Jaccard develops and applies models that assess sustainability policies for energy and material. Dr. Jaccard has been a professor at Simon Fraser University since 1986. He served as Chair and CEO of the B.C. Utilities Commission (1992 to 1997), on the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (1993 to 1996; Nobel Peace Prize in 2007), and on the China Council for International Cooperation on Environment and Development (1996 to 2001). Until 2005 Dr. Jaccard taught ecological economics at REM and he continues to teach courses on energy and materials management, policy and energy and materials systems modeling. Currently, he is a lead author on the Global Energy Assessment (due in 2011), a member of Canada's National Roundtable on the Environment and the Economy and a special advisor to the Canadian Council of Chief Executives. In 2007, he won the SFU President's Award for Media and his book, Sustainable Fossil Fuels, won the Donner Prize for best policy  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Date of birth
1955-04-12
Nationality
Canada
Profession
Economist, Professor

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