Member of the External Advisory Board of SESYNC (National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Cente” http://sesync.org/
Associate Editor of the Journal Environmental and Resource Economics, 2012-
University of Gothenburg Collaboration Prize 2011 for the Unit for Environmental Economics, Received together with Anders Ekbom and Gunnar Köhlin.
Member of the High Level Climate Reference group to the Environment minister in Sweden, 2011-
Advisory Board: Cluster of Excellence “Future Ocean” at the University of Kiel 2011-
Member of the External High-Level Review Panel for the report “Climate Change and the World Bank Group”
Board of MISTRA 2010-
Lead Author for the IPCC AR5
Member of the Informal Expert Advisory Panel on Climate Change to the Department of the Taoiseach, Government of Ireland, 2008-9.
Member of the Board of Academic advisors to the Center for Chinese Agricultural Policy, CCAP of the Chinese Academy of Sciences.
Member of the High-Level network of leading economists (organized by DG Environment and the EEA in Copenhagen).
Pedagogical prize of Göteborg University, 2003, Environmental Economics.
University Fellow at the Resources for the Future since 2001
Board member of the Local Investment Programs (LIP) of the Ministry of the environment, 2002-5
Research Advisory Committee for SANDEE, the South Asian Network for Development and Environmental Economics, 1999- .
External Examiner for environmental economics in the AERC, African Economic Research Consortium, 2000-
Myrdal Prize 2008 has been awarded to Thomas Sterner and Martin Persson for their article “Konsensus i förändring – Klimatekonomi efter Stern“, in Ekonomisk Debatt nr 4, 2008. This article is based on the following article: Thomas Sterner and Martin Persson, (2008),”An Even Sterner Report”: Introducing Relative Prices into the Discounting Debate, Review of Environmental Economics and Policy, vol 2, issue 1.