Mats Marquardt is a climate policy analyst in the Berlin office of NewClimate Institute, currently focusing on climate finance and the sustainable development co-benefits of climate action. He is a development economist, with a keen interest in exploring the relevance of climate action co-benefits and the role of finance institutions in driving Paris-aligned sustainable development. Prior to joining NewClimate Institute, Mats worked as a climate action and development advisor for the international consultancy firm Factor. He has more than three years of experience working with multilateral entities and public institutions on climate action, sustainable development and renewable energy policy around the world.

Mats holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics and Management Science from the University of Southampton, as well as a master’s degree in Development Economics from the Georg-August Universität Göttingen. In his studies, he specialized in research methods for applied empirical economics in developing countries.

Transition risks, mitigation options, and the global protein transformation in the context of Argentina’s agriculture sector
Publication date 22 Mar 2022

Ambition to Action Phase II publication series The three-part report series identifies transition risks faced by Argentina’s export...

Working Paper: Transition risks for Argentina’s agricultural sector
Publication date 05 Nov 2021

The Instituto Nacional de Tecnología Agropecuaria (INTA) and NewClimate analyse the transition risks faced by Argentina’s export...

Paris alignment of gas?
Publication date 20 Oct 2021

Financial institutions' current investments in gas reflect an underestimation of climate risks, including the extent to which gas value...

SCREEN - Sustainable development and climate action green recovery screening tool and framework
Publication date 25 Aug 2021

The SCREEN tool and the underlying COVID-19 recovery framework aim to help policymakers to identify and analyse green recovery measures...

Ambition to Action

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

CLIMTRADE - Impacts of climate regulation on trade
Publication date 05 Nov 2021

The CLIMTRADE tool allows users to analyse a range of economic impacts associated with carbon border adjustments. The Excel-based tool...

SCREEN - Screening for sustainable development and climate action in green recovery
Publication date 25 Aug 2021

The Sustainable development and climate action green recovery screening tool, or SCREEN, provides policymakers and analysts with a...

Gas investment is not the solution to the current energy crisis
Publication date 21 Oct 2021

Much of the world currently finds itself in the midst of an energy crisis tied to jumps in the price of gas. Expanded investments in...

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