Prof. Dr. Claudia Kemfert has been head of the department “Energy, Transportation, Environment” at the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin) since 2004 and Professor for Energy Economics and Sustainability at the Hertie School of Governance in Berlin since 2009. Claudia is an energy and environmental economist and government advisor to the German Advisory Council on the Environment. She is the author of several books such as “Die andere Klima Zukunft”, “The Battle about Electricity” and “Das fossile Imperium schlägt zurück”. She studied economics at the universities of Bielefeld, Oldenburg and Stanford and is currently living in Oldenburg and Berlin.

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