Dr. Oliver Geden

Dr. Oliver Geden


Research Division: EU Integration
Senior Associate

oliver.geden(at)swp-berlin.org

2011 Federal Foreign Office, Policy Planning Staff

2005/06 Visiting Scholar at the University of California, Berkeley

Areas of Expertise:

Climate policy, EU energy policy, European Union, Political systems

Current focus: Negotiations on EU's post-2020 energy and climate targets; European dimension of German energy transition; EU in international climate negotiations; Climate science / policy interactions; Strategic political planning; Political communication


SWP-Papers (selection):

with Severin Fischer

Moving Targets

Negotiations on the EU’s Energy and Climate Policy Objectives for the Post-2020 Period and Implications for the German Energy Transition

SWP Research Paper 2014/RP 03, March 2014, 30 Pages

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
with Severin Fischer

The EU's Energy Roadmap 2050: Targets without Governance

SWP Comments 2012/C 08, March 2012, 4 Pages

The End of Climate Policy as We Knew It

in: Barbara Lippert, Volker Perthes
Expect the Unexpected

Ten Situations to Keep an Eye On

SWP Research Paper 2012/RP 01, January 2012, 49 Pages, P. 19-22
with Severin Fischer

Europeanising the German Energy Transition

SWP Comments 2011/C 33, November 2011, 4 Pages

Publications (selection):

with Severin Fischer

Updating the EU’s Energy and Climate Policy

New Targets for the Post-2020 Period

Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, International Policy Analysis, May 2013; also available in Chinese

Penser l'énergie à l'échelle européenne

Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, Bureau de Paris, Analyes et Documents, Mai 2013

Impending Paradigm Shift

International Climate Negotiations and their Impact on EU Energy Policy

in: KAS International Reports, Issue 9/2012, pp. 22-34

Leading by Example, Revisited

Can the EU still serve as a model to lead global climate policy?

in: Harvard International Review, Vol. 32 Issue 1 (Spring 2010), p. 64

Working papers (selection):

with Clémence Marcelis, with Andreas Maurer

Perspectives for the European Union's External Energy Policy

Discourse, Ideas and Interests in Germany, the UK, Poland and France

Working Papers FG 1, 2006/ Nr. 17, December 2006, 31 Pages

In the press:

A New Climate-Policy Paradigm

in: Project Syndicate, 07.08.2013

Climate Change – what next after the 2C boundary?

The modification of the 2C climate target will put an end to the vision of a "science-based" climate policy

in: guardian.co.uk, 11.06.2013

It's Time to Give Up the 2 Degree Target

in: Spiegel Online International, 07.06.2013

News

Oliver Geden on Twitter

Oliver Geden
"EU's climate policy has lost its scientific basis"
Interview by Jakob Schlandt in Europolitics, 16.04.2014, p. 7

SWP Comments

Daniela Kietz, Nicolai von Ondarza
Eurosceptics in the European Parliament

Isolated and Divided in Brussels but Driving National Debates


Nicolai von Ondarza, Marco Overhaus
The CSDP after the December Summit

To Rebalance, the EU Should Focus Less on Missions and More on Security and Defence Cooperation


SWP Research Papers

Severin Fischer, Oliver Geden
Moving Targets

Negotiations on the EU’s Energy and Climate Policy Objectives for the Post-2020 Period and Implications for the German Energy Transition


Oliver Geden
Modifying the 2°C Target

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