Sebastian Duwe is a doctoral student at the Environmental Policy Research Centre (FFU) at the Free University Berlin. His research focuses on the governance for the transition process to low-carbon economies. He is comparing the progress made by China, the European Union and the United States of America towards a green economy.
He holds a Bachelor in Political Science from the Free University Berlin and a Master of Public Policy degree from the Hertie School of Governance. The topic of his Master Thesis was “Climate Change & Trade. Addressing carbon leakage and competitiveness concerns”. Throughout his studies he has concentrated on environmental issues as well as social justice.
In the past he has worked with the Green Parliamentary Group at the German Bundestag on a variety of issues. Besides his studies, he works as a freelance consultant for various agencies including the German Federal Ministry of Health.