Shobhakar Dhakal

National Institute for Environmental Studies

Shobhakar Dhakal is one of the two Executive Directors of the Global Carbon Project, an international scientific program dedicated to global carbon cycle and carbon management based at the National Institute for Environmental Studies, Japan. He is an expert on urban and global carbon analyses. He is one of the Coordinating Lead Authors of the Working Group III report of IPCC’s Fifth Assessment Report and Lead Author of several other international assessments such as Global Energy Assessment and Assessment Report on Cities and Climate Change. He is a senior editor of Carbon Management, an international journal and has authored several contributions in scholarly journals, books and others.