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Dr Jo House

Dr Jo House

Dr Jo House
PhD, BSc hons

Reader in Environmental Science and Policy

Area of research

Land use change, climate change and climate policy.

Office 2.21n
University Road,
Clifton, Bristol BS8 1SS
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 928 8303

Research summary

I am a Reader in Environmental Science and Policy, Research Lead of Cabot Institute for the Environment's Environmental Change theme, and Director of the Masters Programme in Climate Change Science and Policy at Bristol University.   My research is on land and climate interactions, including emissions of carbon dioxide from land use change (e.g. deforestation), climate mitigation potential from the land (e.g. afforestation, bioenergy), and implications of science for policy. A particular interest at the moment is ensuring the scientific credibility of monitoring, reporting and verification of greenhouse gas emissions estimates and mitigation targets by countries under the ...

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Career Summary

Current positions:

Sept 2016       Reader of Environmental Science and Policy, University of Bristol, Department of Geographical Sciences                   

Past positions:

    LUC4C EU Project 

2015 - 2016     Government Office for Science,  Head of Climate Advice,

                         (1 yr NERC secondment, 70% time)

2015 - 2016     Senior Research Fellow, Uni Exeter, Department of Geograpy (part time),

2015 - 2016     Lecturer, University of Bristol (part time)

2011 - 2015     Leverhulme Fellow, University of Bristol

Jan-Sep 2011 ...

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Selected publications

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