International Energy Agency

Cédric Philibert

Renewable Energy Division International Energy Agency
A former science journalist, Cédric Philibert, is qualified in political sciences and economics. He has published numerous papers in journals and books on climate change and renewable energies. He advised the French environment minister between 1988 and 1990 and the CEO of the French Agency for the Environment and Energy Efficiency from 1992 to 1998. He then joined UNEP and, in 2000, the IEA, in charge of the “evolution of climate policy”. Since 2007, he teaches Energy and Climate at Sciences-Po Paris. In April 2009 he moved into the Renewable Energy Division at the IEA.
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