HE Gang is a Ph.D. candidate in the Energy and Resources Group (ERG) at the University of California, Berkeley. His work focuses on energy economics, energy modeling, energy and climate change policy, carbon capture and sequestration, domestic coal and power sectors and their key role in both the global coal market and in international climate policy framework. He also studies other issues related to global climate change and the development of lower-carbon energy sources.
He was a research associate with Stanford University's Program on Energy and Sustainable Development (PESD) from 2008-2011. Prior to that, he was with the World Resources Institute (WRI) as a Cynthia Helms Fellow. He has also worked for the Global Roundtable on Climate Change of the Earth Institute at Columbia University. He has been a visiting scholar at UC Berkeley helping to coordinate the China environment report program. With his extensive experiences both in the U.S. and in China, he shares his expertise and insights on China’s energy and environment challenges in its greatest socio-economic transformation, and China’s growing impact to and rising role in global sustainability in the 21st century.
Mr. He has been published by the World Bank Group, Energy Policy, Trading Carbon Magazine, Business Forum China,China Dialogue, China Perspectives, World Environment Magazine, LBNL and PESD, and interviewed or quoted by National Geographic, New York Times, ClimateWire, Bloomberg, Xinhua News, Caixin Weekly, China News, China Energy News, et al, as well as being invited to give a number of talks and presentations to both academic groups, international workshops and the public forums. He was selected as Youth Delegate to UNFCCC CoP11 (2005), Asia 21 Young Leaders (2007), Aspen Environment Forum Scholars (2011), and Young Scholar of Institute for New Economic Thinking (2013).
Mr. He holds an M.A. from Columbia University on Climate and Society and a B.S. from Peking University on Geography.
/*(Chinese Name: 何钢; Pinyin: hé gāng; Pronunciation: [həu] [gɑ:ŋ])