Dr. José Etcheverry joined the Faculty of Environmental Studies at York University in 2007. He is currently an Associate Professor conducting research, graduate training and undergraduate teaching on renewable energy as Co-Chair of the Faculty’s Sustainable Energy Initiative. Prior to joining York, Dr. Etcheverry taught environmental policy at Simon Fraser University and the Centre for Environment at the University of Toronto. Dr. Etcheverry’s areas of academic interest include climate change mitigation, international and national renewable energy policies, rural electrification, educational and capacity development networks and new media and communications. His current academic research is focused on renewable energy technology transfer, innovative training and knowledge mobilization techniques, climate change mitigation and sustainable energy policies.