Edgar Lorenzo, graduate of the ETSEAMN, winner of the “UPV Chair of Climate Change” award.

Edgar Lorenzo Sáez, a graduate of the Degree in Forestry Engineering and Master’s Degree in Forestry Engineering has obtained the “Prize for the best Doctoral Thesis in the Spanish Mediterranean Arc” granted by the UPV Chair of Climate Change.

His work, co-directed by José Vicente Oliver Villanueva (professor at ETSEAMN), Lenin Lemus and Victoria Lerma Arce, develops a comprehensive GHG (greenhouse gas) management tool to improve decision-making against climate change at the regional and local level in the Valencian Community.

In fact, among the most noteworthy results is theapplication of the different methodologies developed to more than 160 GHG emissions indicators defined in theIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)in the 542 municipalities of the Valencian Community. In addition, it alsowas implemented in the German Land of Saxony-Anhalt to calculate sectoral and territorial GHG emissions and simulate a 2030 scenario.

Constanza Rubio together with Edgar Lorenzo at the award ceremony

The dean of the ETSEAMN, Constanza Rubio, accompanied the award winner last Friday, February 16, during the award ceremony which recognises the excellence of the work performed.