Ángel, Andrés

Project Coordinator

Selected Publications
  • Andrés Ángel
    UNU-FLORES, Ammonstrasse 74, Dresden, 01067, Germany
    +49 351 8921 9382

    Research Interests

    • Climate change adaptation and mitigation
    • Ecological Economics
    • Planetary boundaries and the Anthropocene
    • Water Resources Management


    • M.A., Public Management - Geogovernance, Universität Potsdam, Germany (2014)
    • B.Sc., Geology, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Colombia (2012)


    • Scientific Advisor, Interamerican Association for Environmental Defense – AIDA

    Biographical Statement

    Andrés Ángel is a transdisciplinary professional interested in promoting the strengthening of sustainability concepts within the biophysical boundaries of our planet. He is also interested in environmental justice, the study of social metabolisms and materials, and energy transition policies.

    At UNU-FLORES, Andrés is the Project Coordinator of the project “Sustainable Transformation in Coal Regions of the Global South: Challenges from a Resource Nexus Perspective (NEXtra Core)”. He has experience as researcher and consultant for communities, public entities, and civil society organisations on the socioecological impacts of the extractive sector in Latin America and as coordinator of outreach and advocacy strategies in several countries.

  • Books

    • Sydow, Johanna et al. 2021. Responsabilidad ambiental a través de la cadena de suministro. Miradas desde América Latina. Berlin: Germanwatch-AIDA.
    • Ángel, Andrés. 2019. Impactos a perpetuidad. El legado de la minería. Bogota: AIDA-Heinrich Böll Stiftung Bogotá Colombia.

    Book Chapters

    • Gómez, Andrés et al. 2018. “Contexto”. In La prohibición del fracking en Colombia como un asunto de política pública, edited by Natalia Orduz and Héctor Herrera, 17-38. Bogota: Heinrich Böll Stiftung Bogotá Colombia.
    • Ordóñez, Milena, Diana Lozano and Andrés Ángel. 2012. “A través de la ventana. Una apreciación paisajística de los efectos de la minería en los cerros de Bogotá”. In Minería, Territorio y Conflicto en Colombia, edited by Catalina Toro-Pérez, 381-395. Bogota: Universidad Nacional de Colombia-CENSAT.