Staffan Qvist

Consultant, Qvist Consulting Limited

Staffan Qvist was trained as a nuclear engineer at University of California, Berkeley. Qvist currently leads Qvist Consulting Limited, where he consults on clean energy projects around the world. He contributed his expertise in renewables and nuclear energy development to the book A Bright Future: How Some Countries Have Solved Climate Change and the Rest Can Follow, which examines international responses to climate change with a focus on Sweden’s successful decarbonization using nuclear power.

Qvist currently resides in London.

Live Event Appearances

Podcast Guest Appearances

How Some Countries Are Solving Climate Change

Jan 17 2019 - 6:30pm

When it comes to cutting emissions, there are many paths to success. Sweden, France, South Korea, and Ontario have all taken steps to replace fossil fuels with nuclear, hydro and renewable energy, while China is expanding electric car and battery production. But the absence of U.S. climate leadership is causing heads of state to ease off their goals, and violent protests in France against higher diesel taxes are casting a shadow over efforts to combat climate change. Who’s moving ahead and who’s moving backward in the transition to a clean energy economy?

REWIND: Drawdown / Solving Climate Change

To solve climate change, where is best place to start?

The organization Project Drawdown has published a list of top solutions for climate change – impactful actions already in existence that not only reduce carbon emissions, but also improve lives, create jobs and generate community resilience.