Joni Jupesta

Research Fellow United Nations University - Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability

Dr Joni Jupesta is a Research Fellow and Academic Associate at UNU-IAS. Prior to this position, he was a Senior Researcher at the Research Institute of Innovative Technology for the Earth (RITE) in Kyoto, Japan where he focused on mid- and long-term net-zero GHG emissions through Carbon Dioxide Removals (CDR) and Low Energy Demand (LED) across sectors. He has received several awards for his research work, such as the Green Talent Award 2012 from the German government and the Mitra Award 2013 from the Asia Pacific Network on Global Change Research (APN-GCR), among others. He was a Lead Author in the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) 6th Assessment Report on WG III Climate Change Mitigation.