Marie-Jeanne Kurdziel works as climate policy analyst, she has over seven years of experience in the field of international climate politics and sustainable development. Her work centres on the enhancement and implementation of nationally determined contributions (NDCs) and low-carbon development strategies, as well as on the development of conceptual and policy frameworks for just transition, multi-level governance and climate diplomacy. She combines analytical expertise with solid in-country experience from working closely with governments and non-state actors on the ground. Prior to joining NewClimate Institute, Marie-Jeanne worked for the Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), supporting the International Climate Initiative (IKI). Marie-Jeanne holds a BA in Politics and Management from the University of Konstanz and an MA in International Relations from the Free University of Berlin, Humboldt-University Berlin and University of Potsdam.  

Sector level climate planning for national and international policy making
Publication date 06 Dec 2021

This guidance offers a stepwise approach to policy makers on how to set up an effective sector level planning process, highlighting the...

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...

Working together to achieve the Paris climate goals and sustainable development
Publication date 20 Sep 2021

This study shows how transformative change can bring about sustainable development, prevent climate change from spiralling out of...

The Kenyan cooking sector – Opportunities for climate action and sustainable development
Publication date 13 Jul 2021

This study provides new and additional insights on the specific link between residential cooking solutions, climate change, health...

Decreasing costs of renewables in Argentina (two reports)
Publication date 17 Dec 2020

Recent analyses developed by Fraunhofer ISI and NewClimate Institute show that faster and steeper than expected cost reductions for...

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...

Working together to achieve the Paris climate goals and sustainable development

In close cooperation with the German Development Institute (DIE), NewClimate developed a study on the relevance of developing countries...

Implications of the decrease of RES-E and battery cost projections for the revision of the NDCs of Argentina, Mexico and Indonesia

The Paris Agreement foresees regular revisions of the NDCs following a periodic global stocktake, with the objective to take stock of...

Mobilising Nordic climate finance post Paris

In a consortium led by the Finnish outfit GAIA and with the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) NewClimate Institute carried out a...

Ambition to Action

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

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