Charlotte Unger

Dr. Charlotte Unger

Senior Research Associate

Charlotte Unger joined RIFS (then IASS) in 2017 and forms part of the group ˝Climate Action in National and International Processes (ClimAct), which facilitates participation in and understanding of climate policy forums, such as the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), the Climate and Clean Air Coalition (CCAC), and the Deutsches Klima Konsortium. Her research focuses on global climate governance, climate policy processes in Germany, the EU and the USA, and the integration of climate and air quality policies. She builds on more than ten years of experience in climate politics, gained also during previous work for the International Carbon Action Partnership (ICAP), the Environmental Action Germany (DUH) and the Technical University Berlin. Charlotte graduated in public and private environmental management and holds a PhD in political sciences from the Technical University Munich School of Governance. Her dissertation examined the linking of different emissions trading systems around the world.