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Under the guidance of the Programme head and the project manager, the successful candidate will be entrusted with the following tasks:
- assess existing climate adaptation and mitigation plans of pilot cities and assess entry points for developing ambitious zero-carbon strategies
- develop baseline studies and progress data to quantify CO2 emissions and emission reduction in the urban labs
Application closing date: 31.01.2021
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