Global Assessment of Energy Efficiency & Demand-Side Technologies: environmental benefits, risks and tradeoffs under a 2°C GHG Mitigation scenario

Sangwon Suh

University of California, Santa Barbara

Sangwon Suh is a professor at the Bren School of Environmental Science and Management at the University of California, Santa Barbara.


The Paris Agreement of 2015 adopted the ambitious target of capping global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions to limit the global mean temperature increase to less than 2°C. Meeting this target will require an aggressive and... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Sangwon Suh (University of California, Santa Barbara)
  2. Joseph Bergesen (University of California, Santa Barbara)
  3. Thomas Gibon (Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology)
  4. Edgar G Hertwich (Yale University,)
  5. Michael Taptich (University of California,)

Topic Areas

• Life cycle sustainability assessment , • Sustainable energy systems , • Advances in methods (e.g., life cycle assessment, social impact assessment, resilience a


ThS-20 » International comparisons of sustainable systems (13:45 - Thursday, 29th June, Room E)

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