Arne Jungjohann is an author and political scientist. He advises foundations, think tanks, political parties, and civil society with a focus on communication and strategy building for environmental, climate and energy policy. Previously, he worked for the Minister President of Baden-Württemberg, the Heinrich Böll Foundation in Washington DC, for former member of the German parliament Reinhard Loske, and in the family owned business. In 2016 he became a member of the Green Academy of the Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung. He studied at Philipps University Marburg and at the Free University of Berlin. Arne is the founder of the local chapter of the German Green Party in Washington DC and lives in Stuttgart in southwest Germany.
Co-authoring the book Energy Democracy: Germany’s Energiewende to Renewables with Craig Morris which is to be published with Palgrave Macmillan in August 2016.
Research project on the Green Party’s governing experience on Germany’s state level between 2005-2015, to be published in summer 2016 by the Heinrich-Böll-Foundation.
Editor of one of the most influential English-speaking Twitter accounts on the German Energiewende (@EnergiewendeGER).
Vita Arne Jungjohann
|Since 2014||Freelance consultant|
|2013||Director of Policy and Planning Division, State Ministry Baden-Württemberg|
|2007-2013||Program Director for Environment and Global Dialogue, Heinrich Böll Stiftung North America, Washington DC|
|2001-2007||Parliamentary Assistant to Dr. Reinhard Loske, Member of Deutscher Bundestag, deputy party floor leader, Alliance 90/The Greens|
|2000-2001||Assistant to Management, Detlev Jungjohann Engineer Lmt. Isernhagen, Germany|
|1997-1999||Masters in Political Science, Free University, Berlin|
|1994-1997||Political Science, Economics, Philipps University, Marburg|
|1993||Abitur, Gymnasium Langenhagen|
- Sticks and Carrots: Germany’s Approach to Renewable Heating (June 2015)
- The German Coal Conundrum (PDF) (June 2014)
- The Grist (Blog)
- The German Green Party: From a Broad Social Movement to a People’s Party. Article in Environmental Sustainability in Transatlantic Perspective (September 2013)
- Climate Progress – Fighting Climate Change And Phasing Out Nuclear Power Are Two Sides Of The Same Coin (April 2012)
- How Germany Became Europe’s Green Leader: A Look at Four Decades of Sustainable Policymaking (October 2011)
- The Hill – Germany’s goodbye to nuclear power (July 2011)
- Harvesting Clean Energy on Ontario Farms (June 2011)
- Voice of America – Discussion on the End of Nuclear Power (June 2011)
- Kojo Nnamdi Show (NPR) – Interview on Shuttering Nuclear Power (June 2011)
- Why is the United States so obsessed with nuclear power? (May 2011)
- No Nukes, No Problem? Germany’s Race for a Renewable Future (May 2011, with Wilson Rickerson)
- Interview with Earthbeat Radio: “German Energy Policy after Fukushima” (April 2011)
- Get the Facts Right: Germany has seen a Boom in Green Jobs – Interview (March 2011)
- Climate Policy in 2010: One Step Forward and Two Sideward (January 2011)
- Biogas in Germany – Presentation at EESI-Briefing (June 2010)
- A Changing Climate: The U.S. is Facing a New Era in Climate Policy after the Election of Barack Obama (November 2008)