Dr. Sebastian M. Scholz

Country of current residence

USA

Current position

Climate Change Specialist, Carbon Finance Coordinator

Current institute employer

The World Bank

Since

2007

Profession

Forester

Specialisation

- Carbon Finance
- CDM & Forestry- REDD - Reduced Emissions from Deforestation & Degradation

Degrees / expertise

M.Sc. Forestry , Technical University Munich, Germany

Professional experience

Consultant, BioCarbon Fund, Carbon Finance Unit, The World Bank, Washington DC, USA

Consultant, Forest Products Division, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations – FAO, Rome, Italy

Assistant Policy Advisor for the Institute for Applied Ecology, Berlin
Research and development project: Requirements of climate protection with regard to the quality of ecosystems: Use of synergies between the Framework Convention of Climate Change and the Convention on Biological Diversity

 

Research Associate Sokoine University of Agriculture, Morogoro, Tanzania

Assistant, Chair of Forest Policy, TU Munich, Prof. Dr. Michael Suda

 

Assistant, Chair of Forest Policy and Forest Economics, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich (ETHZ), Prof. Dr. Willi Zimmermann

2010

Whitman, T., Scholz, S.M., Lehmann, J..  2010.  Biochar projects for mitigating climate change: an investigation of critical methodology issues for carbon accounting.  Carbon Management, 1 (1)   : 89-107   .

2008

Scholz, S.  2008.  Rural Development through Carbon Finance? Forestry Projects Under the Clean Development Mechanism of the Kyoto Protocol.  Doctoral thesis at  Faculty of Economics, University of Giessen.  Peter Lang Verlag   Further Information
Scholz, S. M. and M. Jung.  2008.  Forestry Projects under the Clean Development Mechanism and Joint Implementation: Rules and Regulations.  In: Streck, S., R. O'Sullivan, T. Janson-Smith and R. G. Tarasofsky (eds.): Climate Change and Forests. Emerging Policy and Market Opportunities. Brookings Institution Press 2008.   71-85.  Further Information

2006

Streck, C. and S. M. Scholz.  2006.  The role of forests in global climate change: whence we come and where we go.  International Affairs, 82 (5)   : pp. 861-879   . Further Information

2005

Scholz, S. and I. Noble.  2005.  Generation of Sequestration Credits under the CDM.  In: Freestone, D. and C. Streck (eds.): Legal Aspects of Implementing the Kyoto Protocol Mechanisms. Making Kyoto Work. Oxford University Press.   pp. 265-280.  Further Information

2001

Herold, A., U. Eberle, C. Ploetz and S. Scholz.  2001.  Requirements of climate protection with regard to the quality of ecosystems.  Research project on behalf of the Federal Environmental Agency of Germany, Berlin 2001 Further Information

Additionals, Curriculum Vitae
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Research themes
  • Governance
  • Institutions
  • Ecosystem services
Research countries
  • Tanzania
Working groups

Natural Resources Working Group

Further Project Information

Professional experience
Consultant, BioCarbon Fund, Carbon Finance Unit, The World Bank, Washington DC, USA

Consultant, Forest Products Division, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations – FAO, Rome, Italy

Assistant Policy Advisor for the Institute for Applied Ecology, Berlin
Research and development project: Requirements of climate protection with regard to the quality of ecosystems: Use of synergies between the Framework Convention of Climate Change and the Convention on Biological Diversity

Research Associate Sokoine University of Agriculture, Morogoro, Tanzania

Assistant, Chair of Forest Policy, TU Munich, Prof. Dr. Michael Suda

Assistant, Chair of Forest Policy and Forest Economics, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich (ETHZ), Prof. Dr. Willi Zimmermann
Degrees

M.Sc. Forestry , Technical University Munich, Germany

Doctoral research funded by
Cooperation partners

Justus-Liebig-University, Giessen, Germany - Institute for Agricultural Policy and Market Research, Chair of Prof. Dr. Ernst-August Nuppenau


Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich (ETHZ), Switzerland, Institute for Human-Environment Systems, Chair of Prof. Dr. Stefanie Engel

TIST – The International Small Group and Tree Planting Program, Morogoro, Tanzania


Sokoine University of Agriculture, Morogoro, Tanzania

Sebastian M. Scholz

Former Junior Researcher

Former Department :
ZEF B: Department of Economic and Technological Change

Office E-Mail:
sscholz(at)worldbank.org