Lutz Weischer is a Research Analyst with the World Resources Institute’s Climate and Energy Program. His work focuses on creating the conditions that enable developing countries to move to a clean energy future. He specializes in international technology cooperation and renewable energy policy in developing countries.
As part of his work, he analyzes global trade and investment flows in renewable energy technologies, the policy drivers that encourage their deployment and continuous improvement and the role of international support and public finance in the transition to low-carbon energies. He also follows the international negotiations on climate technology issues at the United Nations, the Clean Energy Ministerial and other fora and coordinates WRI’s work on trade and climate change.
Before joining WRI, he has worked for the World Trade Organization’s Trade and Environment Division and the United Nations Environment Program. He holds a degree in Political Science from the Free University of Berlin and a Master in International Affairs with a specialization in Sustainable Development from the Paris Institute of Political Studies (SciencesPo).