Dr. Oliver Geden


Research Division: EU/Europe
Head of Research Division (on leave till Feb. 2019)

oliver.geden(at)swp-berlin.org

Lead Author Sixth IPCC Assessment Report
Permanent Fellowships
2017- Institute for Science, Innovation and Society (InSIS), University of Oxford

Visiting Fellowships

2018/19 Max Planck Institute for Meteorology, Hamburg and Centre for Globalisation and Governance, University of Hamburg

2018

2017

University of Pennsylvania

University of Oxford

2014 Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Zurich
2005/06 University of California (UC), Berkeley
Secondments to Federal Government
2014/15 Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi), Directorate General for Political Staff and Policy Planning
2011 Federal Foreign Office (AA), Policy Planning Unit

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; Carbon Dioxide Removal; Solar Radiation Management Governance; Quality of Scientific Policy Advice; Strategic Political Planning


SWP Publications (selection):

Oliver Geden

Prioritise Greenhouse Gas Neutrality

EU and German Climate Policy Should Be More Ambitious and More Pragmatic

SWP Comment 2017/C 48, November 2017, 4 Pages
Oliver Geden, Stefan Schäfer

“Negative Emissions”: A Challenge for Climate Policy

SWP Comment 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 Comment 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 Comment 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 Comment 2015/C 28, May 2015, 4 Pages

External Publications (selection):

Oliver Geden, Glen P. Peters, Vivian Scott

Targeting carbon dioxide removal in the European Union

in: Climate Policy, doi: 10.1080/14693062.2018.1536600, October 2018
Oliver Geden

Politically informed advice for climate action

in: Nature Geoscience, Vol. 11, No. 6, pp. 380-383, June 2018
Oliver Geden, Vivian Scott, James Palmer

Integrating carbon dioxide removal into EU climate policy: Prospects for a paradigm shift.

in: WIREs Climate Change, Volume 9, Issue 4, July/August 2018, e521
Oliver Geden, Andreas Löschel

Define limits for temperature overshoot targets

in: Nature Geoscience, Vol. 10, No 12, December 2017, pp. 881-882
Pete Smith, Julio Friedmann, Giana Amador, Mercedes Bustamante, Annette Cowie, Noah Deich, Sabine Fuss, Oliver Geden, Mark G. Lawrence, Omar Masera, Jan Minx

Bridging the Gap – Carbon Dioxide Removal

in: United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) (ed.), The Emissions Gap Report 2017, Nairobi 2017, pp. 56-66

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

Oliver Geden

Toward A Viable Climate Target

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

Twitter: @Oliver_Geden

Oliver Geden, Glen Peters, Vivian Scott
Targeting carbon dioxide removal in the European Union
in: Climate Policy, doi: 10.1080/14693062.2018.1536600, October 2018

Oliver Geden
Politically informed advice for climate action
in: Nature Geoscience, Vol. 11, Vol. 11, No. 6, pp. 380-383, June 2018

Oliver Geden, Vivian Scott, James Palmer
Integrating carbon dioxide removal into EU climate policy: Prospects for a paradigm shift.
in: WIREs Climate Change, Volume 9, Issue 4, July/August 2018, e521

Vivian Scott, Oliver Geden
The challenge of carbon dioxide removal for EU policy-making
in: Nature Energy, Vol. 3, No. 5, pp. 350-352, May 2018

Oliver Geden, Andreas Löschel
Define limits for temperature overshoot targets
in: Nature Geoscience, Vol. 10, No. 12, December 2017, pp. 881-882

P. Smith, J. Friedmann, G. Amador, M. Bustamante, A. Cowie, N. Deich, S. Fuss, O. Geden, M. Lawrence, O. Masera, J. Minx
Bridging the Gap – Carbon Dioxide Removal
in: United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) (ed.), The Emissions Gap Report 2017, Nairobi 2017, pp. 56-66

SWP Dossier Sustainability, Climate and Energy

SWP Comments

Arzu Yilmaz
The Changing Dynamics of the Kurdish Question


Tobias Etzold, Raphael Bossong
The Future of Schengen

Internal Border Controls as a Growing Challenge to the EU and the Nordics


SWP Research Papers