Jayant A Sathaye

Jayant Sathaye

International Energy Studies Group
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
1 Cyclotron Road MS 90R2002
Berkeley CA 94720
Office Location: 90-2124
(510) 486-6294

Dr. Sathaye is internationally recognized for his work on climate change issues in energy demand and supply and land-use change and forestry globally with particular assessment in the developing world with special emphasis on India. His current interests include the development of programs and policies and technical analysis of super-efficient products, new methods and analytical tools for evaluation of cost curves and project baselines, the role of carbon sinks in climate change mitigation, and sustainable development. In recent years, he has organized several training and information workshops, conducted studies, and written papers and reports on these topics. He has been a guest editor of eleven special journal issues on climate change.

Dr. Sathaye has published widely in major energy and environment journals and authored over one hundred and fifty publications on these topics. He has been a Convening Lead Author, Section Leader and Principal Lead Author of nine publications of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change since 1990, and is currently a co-CLA for the Sustainable Development and Mitigation chapter of the Special Report on Renewable Energy of the IPCC. Dr. Sathaye has also led studies of regional and national energy strategies and their impact on local and global environment. He has lectured and consulted internationally in Asia, Africa, and Latin America for the United Nations, multilateral development banks, and other international organizations.

Dr. Sathaye is currently Senior Scientist and Leader of the International Energy Studies Group at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, University of California.

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Sathaye, Jayant A., Willy Makundi, and Kenneth Andrasko. "Forestry mitigation potential and costs in developing countries - Preface." Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change 6 (2001).


Brown, Sandra, Omar Masera, and Jayant A. Sathaye. "Project-based activities." In Land Use, Land-Use Change And Forestry. Vol. 8., 2000.


Schumacher, Katja B., and Jayant A. Sathaye. India's Aluminum Industry: Productivity, Energy Efficiency and Carbon Emissions In The evolution of the US ESCO industry, From ESCO to SuperESCO. Vol. 4., 1999.
Schumacher, Katja B., and Jayant A. Sathaye. India's Fertilizer Industry: Productivity and Energy Efficiency In The evolution of the US ESCO industry, From ESCO to SuperESCO. Vol. 4., 1999.


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