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Daniel Hoornweg
PhD

Richard Marceau Chair

Faculty of Energy Systems and Nuclear Science

Contact information

Energy Systems and Nuclear Science Research Centre (ERC) - Room 4023
North Oshawa
2000 Simcoe Street North
Oshawa, ON L1H 7K4

905.721.8668 ext. 5560

Daniel.Hoornweg@uoit.ca


Education

  • Bachelor of Science in Geotechnical Engineering University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario
  • Master of Science in Environmental Engineering University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario
  • PhD in Civil Engineering University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
  • Executive management courses on sustainable development Duke (Fuqua) School of Business; Cambridge University; Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Courses taught

  • Emerging Energy Systems
  • Fossil Fuel Energy Conversion
  • The Future of Nuclear Energy
  • Hydrogen Power Systems

Research and expertise

  • Hoornweg, D., M. Freire, M. Lee and P. Bhada-Tata, B. Yuen, Editors. 2011. Cities and Climate Change: Responding to an Urgent Agenda. 306 p. Urban Development Series. World Bank.

This report and its companion Volume 2 (e-publication) summarize the 2010 Marseille Research Symposium (managed by the main author) that brought together more than 700 researchers, 300 research papers, and more than 50 private sector participants. This conference and the follow on publications and meetings had a significant influence in moving the World Bank and its member countries into a more aggressive response to climate change, mitigation and adaptation.

Involvement

  • Selected publications
    • A Cities Approach to Sustainability, Ph.D. Thesis, University of Toronto, 2015:https://tspace.library.utoronto.ca/bitstream/1807/69323/3/Hoornweg_Daniel_201506_PhD_thesis.pdf
    • Jumbo Shrimp: The Rise and Fall of Large American Cities, Corporate Knights Magazine: http://www.corporateknights.com/article/jumbo-shrimp
    • Cities and greenhouse gas emissions: Moving forward, Environment and Urbanization, April 2011, vol. 23, no. 1 207-227: http://eau.sagepub.com/content/23/1/207
    • Greenhouse gas emissions from cities: Comparison of international inventory frameworks, Local Environment: The International Journal of Justice and Sustainability, Volume 17, Issue 2, 2012
    • Mainstreaming Urban Metabolism, Journal of Industrial Ecology, Volume 16, Issue 6, December 2012: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1530-9290.2012.00548.x/abstract
    • Hoornweg, D. and P. Bhada-Tata, 2012. What a Waste: A Global Review of Solid Waste Management. Urban Development Series Knowledge Paper. The World Bank.
    • Hoornweg, D., F. Ruiz Nunez, M. Freire, N. Palugyai and M. Villaveces, E. Wills Herrera, 2007. 71 p. City Indicators: Now to Nanjing. The World Bank.
    • Hoornweg, D. with P. Bhada-Tata in 2012 and L Thomas in 1999. What a Waste: A Global Review of Solid Waste Management (limited to Asia in 1999). The World Bank.
    • Hoornweg, D., P. Lam and M. Chaudhry, 2005. 146 p. Waste Management in China: Issues and Recommendations. Urban Development Working Papers No. 9. East Asia Infrastructure Department. The World Bank.  Updated 2011.
    • Hoornweg, D., F. Ruiz Nunez, M. Freire, N. Palugyai and M. Villaveces, E. Wills Herrera, 2007. City Indicators: Now to Nanjing. Working Paper Series. The World Bank.
  • Books
    • Hoornweg, D, 2011. Cities and Climate Change: An Urgent Agenda. Urban Development Series Knowledge Paper. The World Bank.
    • Hoornweg, D., M. Freire, M. Lee and P. Bhada-Tata, B. Yuen, Editors, 2011. Cities and Climate Change: Responding to an Urgent Agenda. Urban Development Series. The World Bank.
    • Hoornweg, D., 2016. Cities and Sustainability: A New Approach. Routledge.
  • Book contributions
    • E. Dickson, J. Baker, D. Hoornweg, and A. Tiwari, 2012. 340 p. Urban Risk Assessment: Toward a Common Approach. Urban Development Series. The World Bank.
    • Hoornweg, D. – contributing author (Chapters 1 and 4). 2011. Sustainable Low-Carbon City Development in China. The World Bank.
    • Amen, M., J. N. Toly, P. McCarney and K. Segbers, Editors. 2011. Cities and Global Governance, Chapter 5. pp 91-110. D. Hoornweg. The Evolution of City Indicators: Challenges and Progress.
  • Select Advisory Positions
    • Chief Safety and Risk Officer, Province of Ontario
    • GDF Suez (Eugie), Urban Strategic Council
    • Philips Liveable Cities Think-tank. Board Member – Waste Diversion Ontario
    • Jurist – World Wildlife Fund, Sustainable City Award
    • Advisor – The Children’s Investment Fund Foundation
    • Assistant – UNEP Resource Efficient Cities
    • Fellow, World Bank, Sustainable Development Network
    • Region of Durham Sustainability Council, Regional Roundtable on Climate Change
    • Clarington Green Infrastructure Review Committee
  • Blogs
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