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LAH, Oliver Mr


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Oliver Lah is a project coordinator at the Wuppertal Institute and focuses on climate change mitigation policy analysis and sustainable urban mobility. Oliver currently coordinates several projects, such as SOLUTIONS on urban mobility around the world (http://www.urban-mobility-solutions.eu/) and SUSTAIN EU-ASEAN, which facilitates collaboration on climate and resource issues between Europe and Southeast Asia (http://www.sustain-eu-asean.eu/). Oliver worked with international organisations, such as the OECD/ITF, UN-Habitat and GIZ on urban mobility issues. He is also a Lead Author for the Fifth IPCC Assessment Report where he focused on costs and potentials, co-benefits and linkages between mitigation and adaptation actions in the transport sector. Prior to that Oliver worked for the New Zealand government, the University of Munich and the Minister of State to the German Federal Chancellor. He holds a Bachelor of Arts with Honours in Political Science, and a Master of Environmental Studies from Victoria University of Wellington.