Gotelind Alber is an independent researcher and advisor on sustainable energy and climate change policy with
a special focus on local strategies to address climate change, energy efficiency and renewable energy,
multi-level governance, gender issues and climate justice.
She is physicist by education and has 25 years of working experience in research, policy and management,
among others as managing director of the Climate Alliance of European Cities. She is co-founder and board
member of the global network GenderCC – Women for Climate Justice, and Focal Point of the Women and
Gender observer constituency in the UNFCCC process.
Recent projects include research on the role of cooperatives in local climate policy; gender aspects of EU
members states’ energy and transport policy; gender, cities and climate change; evaluation of national
energy research programmes; local 100% renewable energy scenarios; advice for national institutions and
international agencies on renewable energy and local governments’ approaches to climate policy; and
strategic advice, capacity building and training for local and regional governments.
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