Scott Institute for Energy Innovation

Seminar by The Sustainability Policy Institute's Senior Research Fellow

September 22, 2017

12:00 p.m. - 1:20 p.m.

Pittsburgh campus

Join the Wilton E. Scott Institute for Energy Innovation for a seminar by Charlie Hargroves, senior research fellow at the Curtin University Sustainability Policy (CUSP) Institute and the sustainable development fellow at the University of Adelaide.

Exact location is TBD. This is a free event that is open to the public. Lunch will be available 15 minutes before the start of the seminar.


Hargroves is a dedicated, passionate, and collaborative action researcher and consultant focused on making a contribution to the world’s sustainability transition. He has worked with many of the world’s leading sustainable development experts over the last 15 years and has made a strong contribution to the field through his writing, consulting, and public speaking. 

Hargroves has co-authored 5 international books (currently selling over 85,000 copies in 6 languages), numerous chapters and papers, and delivered over 50 keynote presentations and guest lectures around the world. The first book won the Australian Banksia Award for Environmental Leadership, Education and Training in 2005, and the two released in 2010 were ranked among the ‘Top 40 Sustainability Books’ in the world that year by the Cambridge Sustainability Leaders Program (with ‘Cents and Sustainability’ ranked 5th and ‘Factor 5’ ranked 12th). 

He works on a number of national and international projects focused on understanding how to achieve greater sustainability outcomes, in particular those related to the low carbon transition. Hargroves is a full member of the Club of Rome and a member of the Decoupling Working Group of the UN International Resource Panel. Charlie has a PhD in Carbon Structural Adjustment.

Charlie lives in Adelaide and he and his wife, Stacey, have two children, Grace and Tyson.

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