Julie Emmrich is a climate policy analyst at NewClimate Institute, focusing on the alignment of finance to the goals of the Paris Agreement, development-oriented policies and policy analysis to foster sectoral transitions. Her current research includes analysing the links between climate action with sustainable development goals, or “co-benefits”, developing finance criteria and decarbonisation policy analysis in the transport sector. Julie has studied and worked in several countries including Sweden, South Korea, Austria, and Greece.

She has experience in the finance and energy industry with a focus on de-risking renewable energy investments. Prior to joining NewClimate Institute she worked for a think tank on sustainable financing models and policies with a focus on the German building sector. Julie holds an MSc. in Environmental Sciences, Policy and Management from the Erasmus Mundus Program MESPOM and a B.B.A. in International Business with a major in Finance and Financial Management from Arcada UAS (Helsinki, Finland) and Kyung Hee University (Seoul, South Korea). Julie joined the NewClimate Institute team in September 2018 and is based in Cologne.

Non-state and subnational climate action in Latin America and the Caribbean
Publication date 24 Feb 2022

This working paper provides an overview of climate commitments and actions from non-state (businesses and civil society) and...

NDC Update Report 2021 – Time to pull the brake
Publication date 03 Nov 2021

In this edition of our annual NDC Survey we once again find optimism and confidence about progress made on Nationally Determined...

Transforming the finance sector with technical assistance
Publication date 24 Jun 2021

We assessed whether and to what extent the provision of technical assistance can help to transform the finance sector, using the...

Global climate action from cities, regions and businesses - 2021
Publication date 23 Jun 2021

This report is the third and the latest edition of the series since 2018 that take stock of climate action by cities, regions and...

Decarbonising the Indian transport sector: pathways and policies
Publication date 17 Dec 2020

The Climate Action Tracker explored a new approach to understanding opportunities for sectoral decarbonisation, using the example of...

Climate Audit of German and EU Foreign Diplomacy

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and despite rhetoric of building back better, the world is currently on track towards 2.7°C of...

De-risking renewable energy investment in South Eastern Europe

The project, in collaboration with Agora Energiewende and local research partners, looked at the impact of de-risking measures on the...

Ambition to Action

The Ambition to Action (A2A) project is funded under the German International Climate Initiative (IKI). Through this project, the A2A...

Good Practice Database

The first and second Global Good Practice Analyses (GPA 1.0 and 2.0) were carried out in 2014 and 2015 in a collaborative effort...

TRACE - Co-benefits in decarbonising transport
Publication date 27 Apr 2021

The Transport sector climate action co-benefits evaluation tool, or TRACE, is an Excel-based model to support quantitative evaluation...

Making long-term low GHG emissions development strategies a reality
Venue Online
Date 26 Nov 2020

Thomas Day, Frederic Hans, Julie Emmrich (all NewClimate), Ilka Starrost (GIZ), Lisa Herrmann (GIZ) and Siddharth Pathak (2050 Pathways...

The ambition loop in motion for electric vehicles in the automotive industry
Publication date 29 Oct 2021

This blog post is based on the findings of the project Analysing the aggregate impact of global non-state and subnational climate...

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