Thomas Opp, a transatlantic intern at Ecologic in the summer of 2007, focused on energy and climate issues in environmental policy, with an ancillary interest in agricultural policy. At Ecologic, he was working on projects involving the effect of world trade policy on climate, sustainable tourism initiatives and global climate change policy.
Thomas is an undergraduate at the University of Rhode Island, where he is enrolled in the Honors Program and is involved with various student groups, including Habitat for Humanity. Thomas plans to graduate in the spring of 2008 with degrees in Political Science and German. After completing his undergraduate studies, Thomas plans to return to Germany for an extended period of time, and then to pursue graduate studies in the field of energy and environmental studies. Thomas works in English and German.