Dr. Susanne Dröge

Dr. Susanne Dröge

Research Division: Global Issues
Senior Fellow


Since 2015 Senior Fellow

Since 2011 Advisory Board Member: Gesellschaft für internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ);
Institute for Applied Ecology (Öko-Institut)

2009 - 2015 Head of Global Issues Research Division (rotating position)

2010 - 2012 Member of Science and Policy Advisory Board UNEP GEO-5

2008 - 2012 Project Leader for Climate Strategies Climate Strategies

1999 - 2006 Research associate at the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin), Department of Energy, Transportation, Environment



Areas of Expertise:

Climate policy, Energy policy, Environmental policy, EU climate policy, Risk governance, United Nations

Focus on Climate Policy and International Trade, Carbon Flows, Border Carbon Adjustment, Emissions Trading and Carbon Taxes, Green Economy and Sustainable Development

SWP Publications (selection):

Susanne Dröge

International Climate Diplomacy after the Trump Election Victory

Germany and the EU Should Intensify Their Outreach to Climate Allies

SWP Comments 2016/C 50, November 2016, 4 Pages
Susanne Dröge

The Paris Agreement 2015

Turning Point for the International Climate Regime

SWP Research Paper 2016/RP 04, February 2016, 33 Pages
Susanne Dröge, Christian Wagner

India’s Position in International Climate Negotiations

No Shift under Modi

SWP Comments 2015/C 14, March 2015, 4 Pages
Susanne Dröge, Gudrun Wacker

China’s Approach to International Climate Policy

Change Begins at Home

SWP Comments 2014/C 40, September 2014, 4 Pages
Susanne Dröge, Sonja Thielges

New Climate Leadership

“Yes we can ... after all” – the United States is caught between international ambitions and domestic challenges

SWP Comments 2014/C 34, July 2014, 4 Pages

External Publications (selection):

Susanne Dröge, Christian Lininger, Lukas Meyer, Dominic Roser, Karl Steininger, Luke Tomlinson

Justice and cost effectiveness of consumption-based versus production-based approaches in the case of unilateral climate policies

in: Global Environmental Change, Volume 24, January 2014, pp. 75-87
Aaron Cosbey, Susanne Dröge, Carolyn Fischer, Julia Reinaud, John Stephenson, Lutz Weischer, Peter Wooders

A Guide for the Concerned: Guidance on the elaboration and implementation of border carbon adjustment

Entwined Policy Report No 3, November 2012
Susanne Dröge

Do border measures have a role in climate policy?

in: Climate Policy, Volume 11, Issue 5, 2011, pp. 1185-1190
Susanne Dröge, Philipp J.H. Schröder

How to Turn an Industry Green: Taxes versus Subsidies

in: Journal of Regulatory Economics, 27 (2) 2005, pp. 177-202

Working Papers of the Research Division (selection):

Alexandra Deprez, Andrei Marcu, Artur Gradziuk, Susanne Dröge, Henri Waisman, Liz Gallagher, Oliver Sartor, Sebastian Oberthür, Thomas Spencer, Tomas Wyns

The EU’s INDC and its contribution to a successful deal in Paris 2015

Working Paper FG8 / No. 03, June 2015, 14 Pages , 14 Pages

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


Susanne Dröge on Twitter

New Project Report: The trade system and climate action: ways forward under the Paris Agreement

The Paris Agreement 2015

Turning Point for the International Climate Regime
SWP Research Paper 2016/RP 04, February 2016, 33 Pages

SWP Comments

SWP Research Papers

Susanne Dröge
The Paris Agreement 2015

Turning Point for the International Climate Regime

Alexander Gusev, Kirsten Westphal
Russian Energy Policies Revisited

Assessing the Impact of the Crisis in Ukraine on Russian Energy Policies and Specifying the Implications for German and EU Energy Policies