Dr. Oswaldo Lucon

Dr. Oswaldo Lucon, Future Young Leaders’ Board of Directors

Dr. Oswaldo Lucon, on the MOSAICQUE’s Board of Director writes a critique about the recent Rio+20 Conference on Sustainable Development. He writes this article in assistance with two brilliant students Rodrigo Messias & Ana Maria Baccarin of International Relations working as trainee at the Foreign Affairs Advisory of the Secretariat for the Environment of the State of Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Dr. Lucon is a senior adviser on Energy and Climate Change Policies to the São Paulo State Government, Brazil. He authored the São Paulo Climate Change Policy, the first law in the developing world to have a mandatory, economy-wide and absolute CO2 emission reduction target. Co-author of the book Energy, Environment and Development, he has several published international papers. Dr. Lucon is since 1994 a member of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, having coordinated the 2006 Emission Inventory Guidelines (Energy), the Special Report on Renewable Energy (Sustainable Development) and presently coordinating the Fifth Assessment Report (Buildings).