Professor Mark Jaccard Lecture

Professor Mark Jaccard
School of Resource and Environmental Management
Simon Fraser University

will be addressing the Vancouver Institute on February 10, 2007 at 8:15 p.m., Lecture Hall No. 2 in the Woodward Instructional Resources Centre, University of British Columbia.


Fossil Fuels:
Friend or Foe?


Dr. Jaccard is an economist focusing on sustainable energy systems. He leads an energy and materials research group in developing and applying models that assess policies to induce technological change. Recent applied work involves costing GHG emission reduction policies for government, industry and NGOs. Current research includes macro-economic feedbacks of energy-environment policies, discrete choice modelling of consumer behaviour, and modelling the relationship between production and cost for environmentally desired technologies. Dr. Jaccard is responsible for the Canadian Industrial Energy Efficiency Data and Analysis Centre, funded by the Canadian government and other agencies. He has chaired the B.C. Utilities Commission, served on the IPCC, and served on the China Council for International Cooperation on Environment and Development.