Affiliations:Climate Injustice: Are There Solutions?
Stephen Hammer is Lead Urban Specialist within the World Bank’s Global Programs team, guiding the Bank’s work on cities and climate change issues, and overseeing relationship with various city networks and other global initiatives focused on urban climate issues. Within the Bank, he served as chief technical advisor to the Bank’s ‘Low Carbon, Livable Cities’ (LC2) initiative, which resulted in new initiatives focused on professional credentialing, planning decision support, and project finance. He also is supporting sustainability and climate-related projects on the ground in Romania, Ethiopia, Egypt, and Vietnam. Prior to joining the Bank he was on the faculty at MIT and Columbia University, where he focused on urban energy systems policy and technology and how climate change will affect different urban systems. Dr. Hammer holds degrees from the London School of Economics, Harvard University, and the University of California at Davis.