Dr. Oliver Geden

Dr. Oliver Geden


Research Division: EU/Europe
Head of Research Division

oliver.geden(at)swp-berlin.org

2014/15 Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi), Directorate General for Political Staff and Policy Planning

2014 Visiting Fellow at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Zurich

since 2013 Permanent Fellow at the Institute for Media and Communication Policy (IfM), Berlin

2011 Federal Foreign Office (AA), Policy Planning Unit

2005/06 Visiting Fellow at the University of California (UC), Berkeley

Reviewer for academic journals such as Nature, Nature Climate Change, Nature Energy, Palgrave Communications, integration

Areas of Expertise:

Climate policy, EU energy policy, European Union

Current focus: Implementation of EU's 2030 Energy and Climate Targets; EU Energy Union; European Dimension of German Energy Transition; EU in International Climate Negotiations; Climate Engineering; Quality of Scientific Policy Advice; Strategic Political Planning


SWP Publications (selection):

Oliver Geden, Stefan Schäfer

“Negative Emissions”: A Challenge for Climate Policy

SWP Comments 2016/C 53, December 2016, 4 Pages
Susanne Dröge, Oliver Geden

After the Paris Agreement

New Challenges for the EU’s Leadership in Climate Policy

SWP Comments 2016/C 19, April 2016, 4 Pages
Oliver Geden

Ensuring the Quality of Scientific Climate Policy Advice

In an Increasingly Pragmatic Policy Environment, Advisors Should Take a Step away from Politics

SWP Comments 2015/C 30, May 2015, 7 Pages
Severin Fischer, Oliver Geden

Limits of an »Energy Union«

Only Pragmatic Progress on EU Energy Market Regulation Expected in the Coming Months

SWP Comments 2015/C 28, May 2015, 4 Pages
Oliver Geden

Modifying the 2°C Target

Climate Policy Objectives in the Contested Terrain of Scientific Policy Advice, Political Preferences, and Rising Emissions

SWP Research Paper 2013/RP 05, June 2013, 30 Pages

External Publications (selection):

Oliver Geden, Andy Parker

No fudging on geoengineering

in: Nature Geoscience, Vol. 9, No 12, December 2016, pp. 859-860
Oliver Geden

The Paris Agreement and the inherent inconsistency of climate policymaking

in: WIREs Climate Change, Vol. 7, Issue 6, November/December 2016, pp. 790-797
Oliver Geden

An actionable climate target

in: Nature Geoscience, Vol. 9, No 5, May 2016, pp. 340-342
Oliver Geden

Climate advisers must maintain integrity

As global negotiations fail on emissions reductions, scientific advisers need to resist pressure to fit the facts to the failure

in: Nature, Vol. 521, May 2015, pp. 27-28
Silke Beck, Oliver Geden

Renegotiating the global climate stabilization target

in: Nature Climate Change, Vol. 4, September 2014, pp. 747-748

In the Media/ »Point of View« (selection):

Oliver Geden

Toward A Viable Climate Target

in: Project Syndicate, 18.05.2016
Oliver Geden, Tim Kruger, Steve Rayner

Abandon hype in climate models

in: The Guardian, 26.04.2016 (online)
Oliver Geden

Paris climate deal: the trouble with targetism

The headline targets of the Paris Agreement on climate change invite hypocrisy from policymakers

in: The Guardian, 14.12.2015 (online)
Oliver Geden

The Dubious Carbon Budget

in: New York Times, 01.12.2015, p. 27
Oliver Geden

Pragmatism in Climate Policy

in: Project Syndicate, 23.11.2015

News

SWP Dossier Sustainability, Climate and Energy

Andy Parker, Oliver Geden
No fudging on geoengineering
in: Nature Geoscience, Vol. 9, No 12, December 2016, pp. 859-860

Oliver Geden
The Paris Agreement and the inherent inconsistency of climate policymaking
in: WIREs Climate Change, Vol. 7, Issue 6, November/December 2016, pp. 790-797

Oliver Geden
An actionable climate target
in: Nature Geoscience, Vol. 9, No 5, May 2016, pp. 340-342

SWP Comments

Oliver Geden, Stefan Schäfer
“Negative Emissions”: A Challenge for Climate Policy


Barbara Lippert, Nicolai von Ondarza
A European “Special Relationship”

Guiding Principles, Interests and Options for the EU-27 in the Brexit Talks


SWP Research Papers

Alida Vračić
Turkey’s Role in the Western Balkans


Annegret Bendiek
Due Diligence in Cyberspace

Guidelines for International and European Cyber Policy and Cybersecurity Policy