Carmenza Robledo

Dr. Carmenza Robledo
USYS TdLab and Climate Policy Research Group
Department of Environmental System Science - USYS -
ETH Zürich
ETH Zentrum CHN K
Universitätstrasse 22
CH-8092 Zürich

Phone: +41 (0) 44 632 48 39
Phone2: +41 76 384 34 46
E-mail: carmenza.robledo(at)
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Programs in which Carmenza Robledo holds an official function:
IPCC-AR5-2013lead author2010 -

Key Publications of Carmenza Robledo (up to ten) :
Robledo Abad, C., D. Bretscher, J. Leifeld (2016). Land- und Forstwirtschaft und andere Landnutzung. Ch. 3.7 in Akademien der Wissenschaften Schweiz (2016) Brennpunkt Klima Schweiz. Grundlagen, Folgen und Perspektiven. Swiss Academies Reports 11 (5).

Robledo Abad, C., Althaus, H.-J., Berndes, G., Bolwig, S., Corbera, E., Creutzig, F., Garcia-Ulloa, J., Geddes, A., Gregg, J.S., Haberl, H., Hanger, S., Harper, R.J., Hunsberger, C., Larsen, R.K., Lauk, C., Leitner, S., Lilliestam, J., Lotze-Campen, H., Muys, B., Nordborg, M., Ölund, M., Orlowsky, B., Popp, A., Portugal-Pereira, J., Reinhard, J., Scheiffle, L., Smith, P (2016). Bioenergy production and sustainable development: science base for policy making remains limited. Global Change Biology - Bionergy Available from: 10.1111/gcbb.12338

Bustamante, M., Robledo-Abad, C., Harper, R., Mbow, C., Ravindranath, N.H., Sperling, F., Haberl, H., de Siqueira Pinto, A., Smith, P., 2014. Co-benefits, trade-offs, barriers and policies for greenhouse gas mitigation in the Agriculture, Forestry and Other Land Use (AFOLU) sector. Glob. Change Biol.

von Stechow, C., McCollum, D., Riahi, K., Minx, J.C., Kriegler, E., van Vuuren, D.P., Jewell, J., Robledo-Abad, C., Hertwich, E., Tavoni, M., Mirasgedis, S., Lah, O., Roy, J., Mulugetta, Y., Dubash, N.K., Bollen, J., Ürge-Vorsatz, D., Edenhofer, O., 2015. Integrating Global Climate Change Mitigation Goals with Other Sustainability Objectives: A Synthesis. Annual Review of Environment and Resources 40. doi:10.1146/annurev-environ-021113-095626.
Bustamante, M., Robledo-Abad, C., Harper, R., Mbow, C., Ravindranat, N. H., Sperling, F., Haberl, H., de Siqueira Pinto, A. and Smith, P. (2014), Co-benefits, trade-offs, barriers and policies for greenhouse gas mitigation in the agriculture, forestry and other land use (AFOLU) sector. Glob Change Biol, 20: 3270–3290. doi:10.1111/gcb.12591
Creutzig F., N.H. Ravindranath, G. Berndes, S. Bolwig, R. Bright, F. Cherubini, H. Chum, E. Corbera, M. Delucchi, A. Faaij, J. Fargione, H. Haberl, G. Heath, O. Lucon, R. Plevin, A. Popp, C. Robledo-Abad, S. Rose, P. Smith, A. Stromman, S. Suh, and O. Masera (2014). Bioenergy and climate change mitigation: an assessment. GCB Bioenergy, n/a–n/a. (DOI: 10.1111/gcbb.12205). Available at:

Smith, P. Haberl, H. Popp, A., Erb, K., Lauk, C., Harper, R., Tubiello, F., de Siqueira Pinto, A., Jafari, M., Sohi, S., Masera, O., Böttcher, H., Berndes, G., Bustamante, M., Ahammad, H., Clark, H., Dong, Ho., Abdalla Elsiddig, E., Mbow, C., Ravindranath, N. H., Rice, Charles W, Robledo Abad, C., Romanovskaya, A., Sperling, Fr., Herrero, M., House, J., Rose, S. (2013). How much land based greenhouse gas mitigation can be achieved without compromising food security and environmental goals?. Global Change Biology.

Blujdea, V., D. N.Bird, C. Robledo. (2009). "Consistency and comparability of estimation and accounting of removal by sinks in afforestation/reforestation activities", in Mitigation and Adaptation of Strategies for Global Change, Springer (accepted, Oct 2009)

Klein, R. J. T., S. E. H. Eriksen, L. O. Naess, A. Hammill, T. M. Tanner, C. Robledo and K. L. O'Brien (2007) Portfolio screening to support the mainstreaming of adaptation to climate change into development assistance. Climatic Change 84(1): 23-44.

Forner, C., J. Blaser, F. Jotzo and C. Robledo (2006) Keeping the forest for the climate's sake: avoiding deforestation in developing countries under the UNFCCC. Climate Policy 6(3): 275-94.

Madlener, R., C. Robledo, B. Muys and J. T. B. Freja (2006) A sustainability framework for enhancing the long-term success of LULUCF projects. Climatic Change 75(1-2): 241-71.

Robledo, C., M. Fischler and A. Patiño (2004) Increasing the resilience of hillside communities in Bolivia - Has vulnerability to climate change been reduced as a result of previous sustainable development cooperation? Mountain Research and Development 24(1): 14-18.

Risto Seppälä, Alexander Buck and Pia Katila. (eds.). 2009. Adaptation of Forests and People to Climate Change.A Global Assessment Report. IUFRO World Series Volume 22. Helsinki. 224 p.

Expertise of Carmenza Robledo:
Expertise CategorySpecific Expertise
Topic BiosphereBiosphere
Topic Integrated SystemsIntegrated Systems and Ecology
Topic Economy/ResourceUseAgriculture, Forestry and Fishery
Land Cover / Land Use / Landscape
Topic SocietyEmployment / Social Security / Poverty
Spatial ScaleNational / Cultural
Local / Community
MethodsData Analysis
Policy Analysis and Formation
Integrated Assessment
Collaboration with developing and transition countries ; Capacity Building

Specialties of Carmenza Robledo:
AFOLU, Climate change adaptation and mitigation land_based options in the context of sustainable development, institutional and socio-economic issues in adaptation and mitigation land_based options, development cooperation

Last update: 1/18/19
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