With time rapidly disappearing to limit global heating to 1.5 degrees Celsius, scientists and decision makers agree that we urgently need more ambitious climate action. One of the key questions to emerge is: how can we go beyond incremental change and inertia, and aim instead for the transformation of our economies and societies? To achieve this transformational change, … [Read more...] about What is transformational change and how can we design a way of achieving it? This new toolkit is a start
Mr. Ellermann is a senior climate finance specialist at the ADB where he acts as the bank’s focal point for the Green Climate Fund and the Climate Investment Funds and also covers the methodological work of aligning with the Paris Agreement. Prior to the last five years at ADB, he worked for the sustainable energy and climate consultancy Ecofys for which he built up and managed the company’s Greater China operations from Beijing and earlier advised governments and multinational corporations on climate strategies. A national of Germany, Mr. Ellermann is fluent in Chinese and holds a Doctoral degree from the University of Oxford, United Kingdom, and Master’s degree in Economics and Modern China Studies from the University of Cologne, Germany.