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Maria Kjær Waag
Position at FNI: Master's Student
Master of Science in
International Environmental Studies. Norwegian University of Life Sciences
(UMB). Depth of Study: "Environmental Governance".
Exchange, Institute of Development Studies, Jaipur, India:
State and Civil Society in Environmental Governance in India.
Bachelor in Biology. University of Oslo.
Exchange, James Cook University, Townsville, Australia.
Conservation Biology, Fisheries Science and Life History and Evolution of
Reef Corals, at ARC, Centre of
Excellence for Coral Reef Studies.
Universidad de Costa Rica: Ecology and Population Biology (focus: rain forest
ecosystems), Tropical Marine Biology.
World Wide Fund for Nature
(WWF-Norway), all aspects of WWF's environmental work (2008-2011).
Conservation Department, Climate and energy
department, International department, Communications
Project responsibility: climate
Head of Communications
Department (stand-in, summer 09)
2009 and 2010.
Representative of WWF at
UNFCCC COP14 (Poznan 2008), COP15 (Copenhagen
- Conference of Youth
(COY), prior to the COPs (2008, -09) run by YOUNGO, the official youth network
under the UNFCCC.
ambassador (2008-2010), e.g.:
"Ambassador of Change" for WWF International Arctic
- Lecture/seminar holder
(climate/Arctic): schools, technical museum, organizations,
Education trip to the Arctic: "Voyage
for the Future".
Filming freelance for NRK and WWF in
Costa Rica, (rain forests/marine ecosystems).
EU climate and energy policy
Climate and energy law
International Environmental Governance
Institutions and the environment
UK, Denmark and Norway's climate and energy
Jevnaker, Torbjørg, Tor
Håkon Inderberg, Jørgen Wettestad and Maria Waag,
Den britiske klimalovens første
fem år: en oversikt over sentral nasjonal dynamikk og samspillet med EU
('The UK's Climate Change Act's first five years: an overview of domestic
developments and interaction with the EU'). Oslo, Energi Norge, 2014,
24 p. In Norwegian.
Mitigating Long-Term Policy Problems: An Evaluation
of the Impact of the Climate Change Act on Political Decisions in the UK
Challenges in International Climate and Energy Policy (CICEP)