Doctoral Researcher Jorge Vega is a doctoral researcher at the IRI THESys working on the coupling between environmental conflicts, extractive logics of the Anthropocene, and the coloniality of power in late capitalism. His background is related to political philosophy and biology, with a MSc degree in Biological Sciences from the National Autonomous University of Mexico…

Doctoral Researcher Constanze Werner holds a Master’s degree in Physical Geography of Human-Environment-Systems from Humboldt University in Berlin. Since April 2017 she has been working in the projects BioCAP-CCS and NEGEM at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research. According to her focus on the concept of planetary boundaries as a methodological frame for the…

Research Associate / Doctoral Researcher “Institutions that truly work interdisciplinary are still a novelty. Of course, it’s comfortable to collaborate in small groups and within own disciplinary boundaries. However, if long-term solutions have to be established it needs several disciplines, above all different approaches and contrasting views. Moreover, if interdisciplinarity expands to transdisciplinarity and jointly…

Doctoral Researcher Luis Zamarioli is researching how financial solutions may affect positively and negatively countries that are already vulnerable to climate risks. This study complements Luis’ work at the FS-UNEP Collaborating Centre, and builds on over 6 years of experience in implementing projects, providing policy advice and researching climate and sustainability-related topics. The research starts…

Doctoral Researcher Mehwish Zuberi is a doctoral student at the Department of Geography at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin and Eberswalde University for Sustainable Development. She is investigating she is investigating agricultural intensification processes and their consequences in South Punjab of Pakistan with the aim to develop alternative sustainable pathways in a climate change scenario. She graduated…

Doctoral Researcher Liliana Mosquera is a doctoral researcher in the Hydrology and Society research group of the Department of Geography and IRI THESys. She is an Ecologist and holds an MSc from the Erasmus Mundus program of the European Union in International Rural Development. Her research at IRI THESys aims to understand the process of…

Doctoral Researcher Marie Hemmen is a doctoral researcher at IRI THESys and the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK), funded by the Deutsche Bundesstiftung Umwelt (DBU). Her research focuses on the impacts of high temperatures on global agricultural production. During her PhD, she develops a method for enhanced heat stress representation in process-based crop…