Felix Creutzig
Heading the group "Land-use, Infrastructures and Transport" at the Mercator Research Institute on Global Commons and Climate Change (MCC). Chair Sustainability Economics of Human Settlements, Technical University Berlin. Coordinating Lead Author of the IPCC's AR6 in Working Group III, writing on Demand, Services, and Social Aspects of Mitigation. Enthusiastic teacher and supervisor, dedicated to the career development of PhD students and postdocs within and outside science.

Short CV. 2019-2021 Coordinating Lead Author in the IPCC's Sixth Assessment Report (Chapter 5 on Demand, Services and Social Aspects of Mitigation, WGIII) — 2019 "IPPI fellow" — 2012/13 Visiting Fellow at the "Princeton Institute for International and Regionals Studies". — 2011-2014 Lead Author of the IPCC AR5 and the Global Energy Assessment on Transport, Cities and Bioenergy. — 2009-2014 Teaching Climate change, land use and infrastructures at TU Berlin. — 2008-2009 Postdoc at the Berkeley Institute of the Environment with Daniel Kammen. — 2008 Visiting Fellow at the Energy Foundation China in Beijing. — 2007 PhD on information theoretic aspects of invariance recognition in neural systems at HU Berlin. — 2003 Master of Advanced Studies at University of Cambridge (Part III in Advanced Mathematics) 2002 Undergrad degrees in Physics and Medicine at Albert-Ludwigs Universtität Freiburg. — Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes 1999-2008 — Studienkolleg zu Berlin 2003-2004 --- Erdos number: 4.

Research interests:
  • Urban Solutions for the Anthropocene

  • Global Urbanization Dynamics and Climate Change

  • Digitalization as Leverage Point for Low and High Carbon Pathways

  • Urban Economics of Sustainable Cities

  • Equity, Cities, and Climate Change

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Uckermark and Brandenburg

Left: The team on our bicycle retreat in the Uckermark 2013: Tiziana Susca, Steffen Lohrey, Blanca Fernandez, Christopher Bren d'Amour. Right: The team on our swimming retreat in Brandenburg 2014: Sohail Ahmad, Malte Rödl, Blanca Fernandez, Christopher Bren d'Amour, Steffen Lohrey and myself.

A case study of Mobility in Berlin



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Felix Creutzig
Mercator Research Institute on Global Commons and Climate Change
Torgauer Str. 12-15, 10829 Berlin
Tel: +49 30 33 85 537 225

Low-Carbon Urban Transport

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