Dr. Jörg Tremmel
Jörg Tremmel joined the Israel Public Policy Institute (IPPI) as a non-resident fellow in December 2018.
Dr. Tremmel is a Permanent Lecturer at Eberhard Karls University of Tübingen. He holds two PhDs, one in philosophy and one in social sciences. From 2009 to 2010, he was a research fellow at the London School of Economics and Political Science, both at its Centre for Philosophy of Natural and Social Science and (part-time) at the Grantham Institute for Climate Change Research. From 2010 to 2016, Tremmel was the incumbent of a Junior Professorship for Intergenerationally Just Policies at the Institute for Political Science of Tübingen University. His research interests lie mainly in Political Theory/Political Philosophy.
Tremmel is the author of A Theory of Inter-generational Justice (2009) and one of the editors of the peer-review journal Inter-generational Justice Review. His most salient works on climate ethics are the book (with Katherine Robinson) Climate Ethics: The Climate Change Conundrum (2014) and the article Climate Change and Political Philosophy: Who Owes What to Whom? In: Environmental Values, vol. 22, no. 6 (2013), 725-749.
Tremmel’s diploma thesis in Political Science Sustainability as an analytical and political category won the Proctor & Gamble Award for exceptional final theses in environmental science.