Arne Riedel LLM
Arne Riedel is a Researcher at Ecologic Institute and member of the Ecologic Legal team. In addition to his work on international environmental law and arctic policy, his interests also include climate change law and emissions trading systems (ETS) as well as renewable energy technologies. Arne Riedel was admitted to the bar in Berlin (Germany) in 2012. He works in German and English and also has a basic knowledge of Spanish.
At the Institute, Arne Riedel primarily works on projects for the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU). His international project experience includes analyzing environmental interests and policy options for the development of a German environmental strategy in the Arctic and researching climate change policy and emission trading in the USA. In the national context, Arne Riedel works on the Strategic Development of the National Climate Initiative (NKI) and supports the BMU in the areas of renewable energies law and the German "Energiewende."
Arne Riedel previously worked for the Chair for Public and Administrative Law at the Freie Universität Berlin (FU Berlin, Germany). During his time as a legal trainee, he worked for the Berlin Senate's Administration for City Development and the law firm Gleiss Lutz. In the final stage of his traineeship, Arne Riedel worked at Ecologic Institute, Washington DC, where he assisted in the writing of legal overviews of climate change and energy law at the international, US, and EU levels. As an assistant editor, he also revised articles for the Carbon and Climate Law Review (CCLR).
Arne Riedel finished his legal studies at the FU Berlin with a focus on public law in 2007 and was awarded a Master of Laws (LLM) in European Law with distinction from the University of Nottingham (United Kingdom) in 2009. His master thesis dealt with the ETS of the European Union (EU), its impact on the Common Market, and its post-2012 evolution.