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Daniel Puig Oliveras

Associate Professor
  • E-maildaniel.puig@uib.no
  • Visitor Address
    Christies gate 18
    5007 Bergen
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7802
    5020 Bergen

I am a postdoctoral fellow at the Centre for Climate and Energy Transformation (Department of Geography, University of Bergen).  I received my PhD from the Technical University of Denmark, with a thesis focused on climate change governance.

Over the past twenty-five years, I have worked on climate change mitigation, adaptation, and loss and damage.  At present, my work focuses on limits to climate change adaptation and climate change-driven loss.

Prior to joining the University of Bergen, I worked for the Technical University of Denmark, the United Nations Environment Programme, and COWI A/S, a consulting company.  In the early 1990s, I was a research assistant in a couple of applied research institutes.

GEO306: Methods in Human Geography

I teach the session on "sampling strategies" and "surveys".


GEO324: Geographies of a Green Transformation for Climate Resilience

I am responsible for this MSc course which, in the current, revised, version will focus on adaptation. It will be structured around eight key topics in adaptation, covered through both a generalist and a human geography lens.


Puig, D. (2022). Loss and damage in the global stocktake. Climate Policy, 22(2), 175-183.

Puig, D. (2022). Re-conceptualising climate change-driven'loss and damage'. International Journal of Global Warming, 27(2), 202-212.

Puig, D., Moner-Girona, M., Szabó, S., & Pascua, I. P. (2021). Universal access to electricity: actions to avoid locking-in unsustainable technology choices. Environmental Research Letters, 16(12), 121003.

Puig, D., Moner-Girona, M., Kammen, D. M., Mulugetta, Y., Marzouk, A., Jarrett, M., ... & Nakićenović, N. (2021). An action agenda for Africa's electricity sector. Science, 373(6555), 616-619.

Calliari, E., Vanhala, L., Nordlander, L., Puig, D., Bakhtiari, F., Hossain, M. F., ... & Rahman, M. F. (2021). Loss and damage. In The Paris Agreement on Climate Change (pp. 200-217). Edward Elgar Publishing.

Puig, D., & Bakhtiari, F. (2021). Determinants of successful delivery by non-state actors: An exploratory study. International Environmental Agreements: Politics, Law and Economics, 21(1), 93-111.

Szabó, S., Pinedo Pascua, I., Puig, D., Moner-Girona, M., Negre, M., Huld, T., ... & Kammen, D. (2021). Mapping of affordability levels for photovoltaic-based electricity generation in the solar belt of sub-Saharan Africa, East Asia and South Asia. Scientific reports, 11(1), 1-14.

Puig, D., & Bakhtiari, F. (2019). Incorporating uncertainty in national-level climate change-mitigation policy: possible elements for a research agenda. Journal of Environmental Studies and Sciences, 9, 86-89.

Moner‐Girona, M., Puig, D., Mulugetta, Y., Kougias, I., AbdulRahman, J., & Szabó, S. (2018). Next generation interactive tool as a backbone for universal access to electricity. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Energy and Environment, 7(6), e305.

Puig, D., Haselip, J. A., & Bakhtiari, F. (2018). The mismatch between the in-country determinants of technology transfer, and the scope of technology transfer initiatives under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. International Environmental Agreements: Politics, Law and Economics, 18, 659-669.

Puig, D., Farrell, T. C., & Moner‐Girona, M. (2018). A quantum leap in energy efficiency to put the sustainable development goals in closer reach. Global Policy, 9(3), 429-431.

Puig, D., Morales-Nápoles, O., Bakhtiari, F., & Landa, G. (2018). The accountability imperative for quantifying the uncertainty of emission forecasts: evidence from Mexico. Climate Policy, 18(6), 742-751.

Karavai, M., Lütken, S. E., & Puig, D. (2018). Could baseline establishment be counterproductive for emissions reduction? Insights from Vietnam’s building sector. Climate Policy, 18(4), 459-470.

Haselip, J., Hansen, U. E., Puig, D., Trærup, S., & Dhar, S. (2015). Governance, enabling frameworks and policies for the transfer and diffusion of low carbon and climate adaptation technologies in developing countries. Climatic Change, 131(3), 363-370.

de Coninck, H., & Puig, D. (2015). Assessing climate change mitigation technology interventions by international institutions. Climatic Change, 131(3), 417-433.

Scrieciu, S. Ş., Belton, V., Chalabi, Z., Mechler, R., & Puig, D. (2014). Advancing methodological thinking and practice for development-compatible climate policy planning. Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change, 19, 261-288.

A theory of social limits to adaptation