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Anna Korppoo

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  • Senior Research Fellow Fridtjof Nansen Institute - Oslo, Norway

Dr Anna Korppoo is a Senior Research Fellow at the Fridtjof Nansen Institute (FNI) in Oslo. She holds an MSc on Environmental Policy from the University of Tampere, Finland, and a PhD on Energy Policy from Imperial College London on energy efficiency in Russian pulp and paper industry.

Anna has been involved in a number of Climate Strategies and other think tank projects on Russian and Eastern European climate policy as well as the Kyoto mechanisms and the surplus AAUs since 2000, and followed the UNFCCC negotiation process for a decade.

She has previously (2008-2011) worked for the Finnish Institute of International Affairs (FIIA), both as a Senior Researcher and a Programme Director. Anna has focused on publishing mainly policy-advice oriented briefing papers and studies in the series of FIIA, Climate Strategies, FNI and Chatham House.

Her current research project funded by NORKLIMA of the Norwegian Research Council focuses on Russia’s energy policies which drive Russia’s future emission trends, especially those linked to energy efficiency, as well as Russia’s role and policies in the international climate negotiations.

Recent research activities:
FIIA publications under the EU beyond 20% project
Approaching the AAU Issue with a strategic compliance reserve and optimized trading
Joint Implementation projects
A Russian Green Investment Scheme – securing environmental benefits from international emissions trading