Markus Hagemann has 15 years of experience in climate policy and energy sector analysis. An industrial engineer by training, Markus has expertise on a broad spectrum of issues related to quantitative and qualitative analysis with a focus on low carbon development and climate mitigation. He focuses on tracking and analyzing climate action as well as supporting countries in their climate compatible development agenda. Building on his in-depth knowledge of all energy sectors he has worked to advance policy agendas in a broad set of settings. Exemplary work includes analysis and assessment of sector level energy and climate policies, energy sector transition analysis, technology transfer support and low carbon climate strategy development. He has extensive experience in working with stakeholders from a broad set of cultural backgrounds as he has lived almost a decade in the US and spent significant time in other countries during his studies and work. Markus co-founded NewClimate Institute and in that function is involved in the management within the organisation. Prior to this, Markus worked for several years at a global energy and climate consultancy. 

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...

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...

A radical transformation of mobility in Europe: Exploring the decarbonisation of the transport sector by 2040
Publication date 14 Sep 2020

Climact and NewClimate Institute explored a future in which the EU effectively targets zero emissions by 2040 for the transport sector...

Zwei neue Klimaschutzziele für Deutschland
Publication date 13 May 2020

Weltweit müssen aktuelle Klimaschutzziele überarbeitet werden, um die im Pariser Abkommen beschlossenen Ziele einhalten zu können. Auch...

The ICAT Policy Assessment Guides
Publication date 06 May 2020

At a time when action on climate change is more urgent than ever, the Initiative for Climate Action Transparency (ICAT) has deployed a...

Deep Decarbonisation in Latin America

The project is funded by the International Climate Initiative (IKI) of the German government and implemented by SouthSouthNorth (lead)...

Cool contributions fighting climate change

NewClimate Institute in partnership with HEAT International supported the IKI funded Cool Contributions initiative led by the GIZ with...

Climate Action Tracker – Decarbonisation Module

In a consortium with Climate Analytics and Ecofys, NewClimate Institute contributes to the Climate Action Tracker (CAT) Data Portal...

Ambition to Action

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

Evaluation of Agora Energiewende

The energy transition has evolved but is far from being complete. The central question is no longer whether there is the need for an...

Policy impact assessment tool (EV)
Publication date 08 Feb 2022

The EV policy impact assessment tool allows for the quantification of future share of new Electric Vehicles (EVs) and future share of...

Investment Gap Tool
Publication date 30 Nov 2018

The Investment Gap Tool is an Excel tool that calculates historical investments and future investment needs in electricity generation...

Policy impact assessment tool (RE)
Publication date 30 Nov 2018

The RE policy impact assessment tool allows for the quantification of future share of variable renewables in electricity generation in...

COP27: A mobility just transition: perspectives on inclusive transport, including aviation
Venue COP 27, UNFCCC Pavilion, Amon Room
Date 15 Nov 2022
Start time 11:30 am

This event will explore a just transition to sustainable mobility, with particular focus on regional and gendered perspectives. It will...

Event: Anchoring the climate agenda in countries: Analysing impacts beyond climate change
Venue Bonn Climate Change Conference (SB48)
Date 09 May 2018

At the 2018 Bonn Climate Change Conference, NewClimate Institute, the Energy Research Centre of the Netherlands and Climate Analytics...

Event: How to strengthen the EU NDC? Understanding the impact of sector-based policies - COP 23
Venue COP23
Date 10 Nov 2017

Markus Hagemann presented on "How to strengthen the EU NDC?" at COP 23.

Event: Preparing INDCs – Progress and lessons learned
Venue UNFCCC climate change conference, Bonn
Date 05 Jun 2015

Markus Hagemann of NewClimate Institute presented in a side event at the UNFCCC climate change conference in Bonn on the progress and...

Presentation: Assessing ambition of INDCs
Venue Regional Technical Dialogue (Mexico City)
Date 11 Nov 2014

NewClimate Institute presented the means of assessing ambition of INDCs. Presented by Markus Hagemann. See related Blog on Assessing...

WORKSHOP: Integration of Renewables into the Argentinean electricity system
Publication date 05 Apr 2018

Under the Ambition to Action project funded by the International Climate Initiative (IKI) of the German government, NewClimate...

Decarbonising the global steel and cement sectors requires more than zero carbon fuels—now
Publication date 27 Oct 2017

As part of our ongoing investigations into the decarbonisation of various sectors, our latest study looks at the emissions from the...

Climate Action Tracker: It only takes a few countries to kick-start energy system decarbonisation
Publication date 20 Apr 2017

2 Page Summary Infographic Policy Summary Technical Report Triggering a global transformation of our energy systems as required by the...

The road ahead: How do we move to cleaner car fleets
Publication date 16 Sep 2016

Download report Download press release Zero emission vehicles need to take over car market to reach 1.5°C limit: analysis Zero-emission...

Publication in Local Environment: The transformational potential of Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions in Tanzania
Publication date 29 Mar 2016

Assessing the concept's cultural legitimacy among stakeholders in the solar energy sector While energy-sector emissions remain the...

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