Hanna oversees and supports projects that track and evaluate climate action of governments. She has over a decade of expertise in the quantification of the impact of policies on emissions, methods to identify Paris-compatible investments and supporting countries in developing and implementing mitigation action. She has led and contributed to numerous projects related to international climate policy for governments, non-governmental organizations, foundations, and international organizations. Hanna also follows the international climate negotiations under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change. She co-founded NewClimate Institute in 2014 and assumes various management roles in the organisation. Prior to NewClimate, Hanna worked at a leading energy and climate policy consulting firm. She has a background as an industrial engineer with a focus on the environment and energy. 

 

CAT Global Update: Massive gas expansion risks overtaking positive climate policies
Publication date 10 Nov 2022

The goldrush for gas continues and is counterproductive to the Paris Agreement. The energy crisis caused by Russia’s illegal invasion...

State of Climate Action 2022
Publication date 26 Oct 2022

Published under the Systems Change Lab, this report is a joint effort of Bezos Earth Fund, Climate Action Tracker (an independent...

What is a fair emissions budget for the Netherlands?
Publication date 29 Aug 2022

The Paris Agreement foresees developed countries to lead the efforts in climate change mitigation, based on the principle of common but...

CAT Briefing: Despite Glasgow climate target updates have stalled
Publication date 03 Jun 2022

Despite the clear warning on the extreme dangers of exceeding 1.5°C warming from the IPCC, progress on new, more ambitious 2030 climate...

Natural gas in Africa
Publication date 30 May 2022

Why fossil fuels cannot sustainably meet the continent’s growing energy demand Natural gas is on the rise globally & in Africa Fossil...

The Netherlands’ fair contribution to climate change mitigation

In this project, NewClimate analysed the Netherland’ government’s proposed target pathway of reducing GHG emissions to 55% below 1990...

Systems Change Lab

Change is rarely linear, and transitions are often dynamic. A faster than expected growth has been observed in some technologies, e.g...

Clean, Affordable and Secure Energy (CASE) for Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia (SEA) is the fastest developing region in the world with an energy demand projected to grow by 70% in the next 20 years...

Landscape of Climate Finance: Promoting debate on climate finance flows in Central Europe

The transition to a low-carbon economy requires an unprecedented redirection of financial flows towards sustainable investments. In...

Implications of the Paris Agreement on national climate change mitigation efforts

NewClimate, in a consortium with Climate Analytics, Fraunhofer ISI and Ecologic investigated medium and long-term targets for various...

Online event: What is a good target design and how do countries compare?
Venue Online
Date 21 Sep 2022

What is a good target design and how do countries compare? The Climate Action Tracker tracks government climate action in around 40...

Online event: A fair emissions budget for the Netherlands
Venue Online
Date 29 Aug 2022

Hanna Fekete and Niklas Höhne (NewClimate) presented new research on the Netherlands’ government’s proposed target pathway and why it...

Event: The action plan for 1.5°C
Venue COP24
Date 05 Dec 2018

Hanna Fekete presented on "The action plan for 1.5°C" at the side event " A new understanding of Paris-compatible climate action...

Event: Assessment of NDCs and implemented policies - COP23
Venue COP23
Date 08 Nov 2017

The Climate Action Tracker by NewClimate Institute, Climate Analytics and Ecofys presented the ongoing activities on NDC and current...

Event: Potential mitigation impact of good practice policies
Venue UNFCCC climate change conference, Bonn
Date 05 Jun 2015

Hanna Fekete of NewClimate Institute presented in a side event at the UNFCCC climate change conference in Bonn on potential mitigation...

German support for gas investments abroad is mostly not compatible with the Paris Agreement
Publication date 20 Oct 2022

This blog was first published in German. In the wake of the Russian invasion in Ukraine and the resulting energy crisis, in June 2022...

Deutsche Unterstützung für Gas-Investitionen im Ausland ist in den allermeisten Fällen nicht mit Pariser Klimaschutzabkommen vereinbar
Publication date 20 Oct 2022

This blog is also available in English. Angesichts des russischen Angriffskriegs auf die Ukraine und der daraus resultierenden...

Moving beyond climate finance towards Paris-aligned investing – How do MDBs climate finance eligibility criteria compare to Paris-aligned investing criteria?
Publication date 07 Dec 2018

Under the Copenhagen Accord, developed country governments agreed to mobilize 100 billion USD of climate finance each year as of 2020...

Four Ways Development Banks Can Support the Paris Agreement
Publication date 06 Dec 2018

Multilateral development banks (MDBs) can play a critical role in limiting climate change and helping communities adapt to its impacts...

Climate Action Tracker news: Country updates briefing published plus comprehensive homepage relaunch
Publication date 03 May 2018

The Climate Action Tracker has released an update on 23 of the 32 countries whose development on climate action tracked is released...

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