Senior Researcher at the Worldwatch Institute, State of the World Co-Director
Michael Renner is a senior researcher at the Worldwatch Institute. His work has principally focused on two topics: the connections between environment and employment (green jobs and green economy) and the linkages between the environment and peace and conflict. He is also a consultant for the International Labour Organization and the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). He manages the Institute’s Vital Signs series, an online and print publication. In 2007–2008, Michael was the lead author of a report on green jobs commissioned by the United Nations Environment Programme.
Can a City Be Sustainable? (State of the World): Cities and Greenhouse Gas Emissions: The Scope of the Challenge, Reducing the Environmental Footprint of Buildings, Is 100 Percent Renewable Energy in Cities Possible?, Supporting Sustainable Transportation, Source Reduction and Recycling of Waste