Dr Avit Bhowmik (ACBA)

Dr. Avit Bhowmik

Risk and Environmental Studies



Dr. Avit Bhowmik is an Assistant Professor of Risk and Environmental Studies at Karlstad University, Sweden. He also serves as Research Director at the Centre for Research on Sustainable Societal Transformation, Scientific Steering Committee Member of Analysis, Integration, and Modeling of the Earth System, Lead Modeller at the Exponential Roadmap Initiative and Advisor to the Sustainability Agenda network. Avit holds a Ph.D. in Spatial Environmental Health from University of Koblenz-Landau, Germany and an Erasmus Mundus M.Sc. in Geospatial Technology. His current research focuses on leverage points for rapid climate mitigation and sustainability transformation. He explores innovative and existing climate solutions, and studies how they could be implemented to exponentially reduce greenhouse gas emissions and abruptly transform societies to sustainability. He also models the successful implementation pathways for UN Sustainable Development Goals. Previously, Avit led research on these topics at Stockholm Resilience Centre and Earth-Doc network of the Earth League with Johan Rockström, Future Earth and The World in 2050 project of the Sustainable Development Solutions Network. He is author of “1.5C Business Playbook” and several reports released to the United Nations Climate Action Summits and High-Level Political Forums.