Representing the Air Pollution and Climate Secretariat (AirClim), Christer Ågren has more than 30 years experience of working with air pollution, including being an NGO-observer to the Convention on Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution, to the International Maritime Organisation’s Marine Environment Protection Committee, and to the EU’s air quality policy process.
Additional work experience include being Head of Section at the Swedish Ministry of Environment 1995-96 and designated expert to the Environment Directorate of the European Commission 1996-97, with the main tasks to develop the EU Strategy to Combat Acidification and a proposal for revision of the directive on the sulphur content of liquid fuels.
Christer was editor of AirClim’s quarterly magazine Acid News from 1982 to 2012, and is author, co-author and editor of numerous articles, reports, and books on air pollution policies and related environmental problems, such as health impacts, acidification and eutrophication.
AirClim is a Swedish environmental organisation focussing on reducing emissions of air pollutants and greenhouse gases. AirClim is a member of the European Environmental Bureau. More information: www.airclim.org.