Lukas Hermwille

Senior Researcher

Energy, Transport and Climate Policy
Research Unit Global Climate Governance
Lukas Hermwille
+49 202 2492-284
+49 202 2492-250

Education and Academic Training

  • 2006 - 2012: Diploma in Regional Sciences of Latin America focusing on Economics and Energy Economics, University of Cologne

Professional Experience

  • Research Fellow at Wuppertal Institute since 2013
  • 2009 - 2012 Freelance collaborator at Germanwatch e.V. on international climate policy and German energy and climate policy
  • 2009 - 2010 Research Assistant, Chair for Energy Economics at University of Cologne

Research Focus

  • International climate policy
  • Flexible mechanisms of the Kyoto Protocol
  • Global energy transformation

Teaching / Memberships

  • Full member of Germanwatch e.V.
  • Deutsche Pfadfinderschaft St. Georg
  • Sustainability Transitions Research Network (STRN)


  • Energy Policy, Climate Policy, Sustainability Science (peer-reviewed journals)
  • Regional Contributor for REN21 Renewables Global Status Report