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Håkon is trained as an environmental economist and political scientists and works on a range of issues relating to climate policy

His around 30 peer-reviewed publications cover a range of topics within the realm of climate policy,  including public attitudes to climate policy instruments, right-wing populism, individual behavior,  explaining cross-country variation in climate ambition levels, minilateral climate cooperation (climate clubs), and the Paris Agreement.

He currently leads two international research projects:

  • Socially Just and Politically Robust Decarbonisation (JUSTDECARB)
  • Right-Wing populism and the Political Feasibility of Climate Policy (POPCLIM)

Methods he uses include surveys, behavioral experiments, agent-based modeling, and content analysis.

He has also contributed to five reports commissioned by the Nordic Council of Ministers as inputs to the Paris Agreement negotiations.

Håkon has been employed at CICERO since 2007. For a period, he also worked part-time at the University of Oslo. He holds a Ph.D. in political science from the University of Oslo, an MSc in Environmental Change and Management from the University of Oxford and a BSc in Environmental Policy with Economics from the London School of Economics and Political Science.