Prof. Dr. Felix Creutzig

Head of working group Land Use, Infrastructure and Transport

Prof. Dr. Felix Creutzig

Prof. Dr. Felix Creutzig is head of the working group Land Use, Infrastructures and Transport and Chair of Sustainability Economics at Technische Universität Berlin. He was lead author of the IPCC’s Fifth Assessment Report and lead analyst of the Global Energy Assessment. His research focuses on:

•    Conceptualizing and quantifying GHG emissions of cities world-wide
•    Assessing opportunities for GHG mitigation of cities world-wide
•    Building models of sustainable urban form and transport
•    Land rents as a complement for financing sustainable infrastructures
•    Analyzing the role of capital stocks and infrastructures for climate change mitigation
•    Land use-mediated uncertainty in integrated assessments, particularly those related to bioenergy

Before joining the MCC and TU Berlin, Felix was a postdoc fellow at the Energy and Resources Group at the University of California, Berkeley, collaborating with Dan Kammen, Lee Schipper and Elizabeth Deakin, and the Energy Foundation China in Beijing. Felix Creutzig received his PhD in Computational Neuroscience from Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, and holds a Master of Advanced Studies (Path III in Mathematics) from Cambridge University, UK. From 2009 until 2011 Felix was also chair of Netzwerk Europa, the Alumni organization of the Studienkolleg zu Berlin.


Curriculum vitae

Detailed CV with list of publications


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Latest Publications

Levi, S., Müller-Hansen, F., Lamb, W. F., Mattioli, G., Roberts, J. T., Capstick, S., Creutzig, F., Minx, J. C., Culhane, T. and Steinberger, J. K. , 2021

Klimaschutz-Ausreden, in Climate Action - Psychologie der Klimakrise: Handlungshemmnisse und Handlungsmöglichkeiten

Khanna, T., Baiocchi, G., Callaghan, M., Creutzig, F., Guias, H., Haddaway, N., Hirth, L., Javaid, A., Koch, N., Laukemper, S., Löschel, A., Zamora, M., Minx, J., 2021

A multi-country meta-analysis on the role of behavioral change in reducing energy consumption and CO2 emissions in residential buildings

Nature Energy
Peer Review
Belesova, K., Callaghan, M., Minx, J. C., Creutzig, F., Turcu, C., Hutchinson, E. Milner, J., Crane, M., Haines, A., Davies, M, Wilkinson, P. , 2021

Climate action for health and wellbeing in cities: a protocol for the systematic development of a database of peer-reviewed studies using machine learning methods

Wellcome Open Research
Peer Review
Creutzig, F., Lohrey, S., Koch, N., Kraus, S., 2021

Emissionen im Verkehrssektor in Deutschland in 2020. Effekt von COVID-19

Gössling, S., Humpe, A., Fichert, F., Creutzig, F., 2021

COVID-19 and pathways to low-carbon air transport until 2050

Environmental Research Letters
Peer Review