Selma Clara Kreibich
Selma Clara Kreibich worked as Research Assistant at the Ecologic Institute in the area of Climate Policy, from October 2018 to December 2019. Her research focused on topics of national, European and international climate, energy and transport policy. She works in German and English and speaks Portuguese fluently.
At Ecologic Institute, Selma contributed to the projects "Management Tools for 2050 – Best Practices in National Climate Laws in the EU", "National Energy and Climate Plans – A review of EU Member States climate action planning towards 2030", "Analysis of the Competitive Situation and the Carbon Leakage Risk of European Industries" as well as "Measures for the Promotion of Electric Vehicles" and supported within the "Collection and Assessment of Information on Climate Policies in the Context of the European Semester".
Before joining the Ecologic Institute, Selma worked for Friends of the Earth Germany (Bund für Umwelt und Naturschutz Deutschland – BUND) and the Association for Sustainability (Gesellschaft für Nachhaltigkeit – GfN) in Berlin. During her time in Brazil, she also worked as an intern at the GIZ (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH) and the Heinrich-Böll-Foundation.
Selma Clara Kreibich is studying a Master in Political Science at the University of Potsdam and the Federal University of São Paulo (São Paulo, Brazil). She completed her bachelor's degree in Politics, Administration and Sociology at the University of Potsdam and the Federal University of Minas Gerais (Belo Horizonte, Brazil). Within her studies, she focuses on environmental, climate and sustainability governance, especially in Germany and Brazil. The topic of her final bachelorthesis was "the role of economic instruments within international climate politics in the context of sustainable development - using the example of REDD+ in Brazil".