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political geography, urban geography, environmental geography, energy geography, climate change, China


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Dr. Lo is an Associate Professor in Geography at Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU). He has a PhD in Geography from the University of Melbourne and BSc in Computer Science and Information Systems from the University of Hong Kong.

Focusing on developing the human geography perspectives on climate change, Dr. Lo works at the intersection of environmental, energy, political, urban, rural, and development geographies. He has won several major competitive grants from the Research Grants Council (RGC) of Hong Kong, including the Early Career Scheme (ECS) and the General Research Fund (GRF), and has published in many leading journals, including Global Environmental ChangePolitical GeographyRenewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Energy PolicyEnergy for Sustainable DevelopmentEnvironmental Science & PolicyCitiesHabitat International, and Journal of Rural Studies.

Dr. Lo has held a number of leadership position, including Associate and Acting Director of the David C. Lam Institute for East-West Studies, an international hub in social science and humanities research, and Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Asian Energy Studies, an international peer-reviewed journal dedicated to interdisciplinary research on all aspects of energy studies in Asia.

Research Interests

climate change, political geography, urban geography, energy geography, environmental geography, rural geography, development geography, China

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 1 - No Poverty
  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 6 - Clean Water and Sanitation
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 14 - Life Below Water
  • SDG 15 - Life on Land
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions
  • SDG 17 - Partnerships for the Goals

Education/Academic qualification

Geography, PhD, University of Melbourne

Award Date: 6 Dec 2014


  • G Geography (General)
  • Political Geography
  • Urban Geography
  • Environmental Geography
  • Energy Geography
  • Climate Change
  • China


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