Director of the center of energy and Environmental Policy(CEEP)
Distinguished Professor of energy and climate policy at the University of Delaware
John Byrne is Director of the Center for Energy and Environmental Policy (CEEP) and Distinguished Professor of Energy and Climate Policy at the University of Delaware. He has contributed to Working Group III of the United Nations-sponsored Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) since 1992 and shares the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize with the Panel’s authors and review editors. He is co-founder and co-executive director of the Joint Institute for a Sustainable Energy and Environmental Future, an innovative research and policy advocacy organization headquartered in South Korea with the mission of promoting sustainable policy options in East Asia.
Dr. Byrne is co-editor in chief of, Energy and Environment, a new WIRE reference work series published by Wiley & Sons. Since 1983, he has been the editor of the annual book series Energy and Environmental Policy, published by Transaction Books. His recent books for the series include: Energy and Environment: The Policy Challenge, which addresses the global warming debate; Environmental Justice, which examines international linkages between social and environmental inequality; and Transforming Power, which explores the prospects for, and social and environmental (especially carbon) implications of, significant changes in the world energy system. He has published 17 books and over 150 research articles.