Christian Hochfeld

Executive Director

Christian  Hochfeld

Prior to his appointment as Director of Agora Verkehrswende in February of 2016, Christian Hochfeld was the head of the program for sustainable transportation in China at the German Society for International Cooperation (GIZ). From 1996 to 2004, he was a research associate at the Oeko-Institut, a German environmental organization, and served as a member of the institute’s executive management from 2004 to 2010. Hochfeld holds a Diplom degree in environmental engineering from the Technical University of Berlin. He has been a member of the advisory board of the Chinese Electric Vehicle Forum (China EV100) since 2015.

Song choice for the Agora Verkehrswende Mix: Nine Million Bicycles (Katie Melua).

“The dominance of the private car is unbroken” German mobility still far from climate-friendly – analysis @agoraverkehr cleanenergywire.org/news/german-mo… @C_Hochfeld #mobility #transportation pic.twitter.com/8NC9AUiKZF

Wochenendtipp: #eAutos und ihre Klimabilanz – wie sie dazu beitragen, den CO2-Ausstoß zu reduzieren, und wie Verkehrs- und Energiewende dabei zusammenhängen, erklärt @G_Hoermandinger im Moove-Podcast von @amsonline (53 min)🎧auto-motor-und-sport.de/podcast/podcas… #Verkehrswende pic.twitter.com/khLELGZfRc

Key insight 7 of our #t4under2 study👇: Vested interests of incumbent industries – particularly automotive and fossil fuel industries – are by far the biggest challenge to the decarbonisation of the #transport sector. All 10 key insights: t4under2.org #ParisAgreement pic.twitter.com/yBo0pPZiGT

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