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Cambridge Centre for Environment, Energy and Natural Resource Governance


José Baltazar Salgueirinho Osório de Andrade Guerra is a full Professor at the Graduate program in Management and Environmental Sciences at Universidade do Sul de Santa Catarina (Unisul, Brazil). He holds a Ph.D. in Political Science and International Relations. He is the Director and Founder of the Centre for Sustainable Development/Research Group in Energy Efficiency and Sustainability (Greens, Unisul) and Principal-Investigator (PI) of Links 2015 - Linkages between energy, food and water consumption in the context of climate change mitigation strategies, and BRIDGE - Building Resilience In a Dynamic Global Economy: Complexity across scales in the Brazilian Food-Water-Energy Nexus, both funded by FAPESC and the Research Council of United Kingdom (RCUK) through Newton Fund. Also in UNISUL, he coordinated two other research projects: JELARE - Joint European-Latin American Universities Renewable Energies Project; REGSA - Promoting Renewable Electricity Generation in South America, both funded by the European Union (through the ALFA III program and the thematic program for the environment and sustainable management of natural resources including energy). He was a member of the Scientific Committees of the World Symposium on Sustainable Development in Universities, a parallel event to Rio+20, World Symposium on Climate Change Adaptation, and the Green Campus Summit. He is a former Dean of Unisul Business School. Baltazar’s current research interests primarily lie in: the Water-Energy-Food Nexus in the context of Climate Change, Environmental Education and Sustainability in Higher Education Institutions, Sustainable Development Goals, and Sustainable Cities. Professor Baltazar´s main areas of research are: water-energy-food nexus in the context of climate change mitigation strategies, sustainable development, environmental education and green campuses, sustainable cities, environmental justice and environmental Refugees, empowerment of girls and women, and sustainability.

C-EENRG Fellow
Professor, Universidade do Sul de Santa Catarina
Professor José Baltazar Salgueirinho Osório de Andrade Guerra