Former Team Members

Dr. Terese Thoni

Thematic Area Environment and Society
Department of Environmental Politics

Helmholtz Centre for
Environmental Research − UFZ
Permoserstr. 15
04318 Leipzig, Germany

Dr. Terese Thoni

Research Interests

  • International climate change politics
  • Negative Emissions Technologies (NETs)
  • Blue Carbon (carbon sequestration and storage in coastal ecosystems)
  • Environmental compensation
  • Ecosystem-based Adaptation
  • Science-policy interaction
  • Science and Technology Studies (STS)

Curriculum Vitae

since 2020

Post-doctoral researcher, Helmholtz Initiative Climate Adaptation and Mitigation (HI-CAM), Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research − UFZ

since 2020

Researcher, biodiversity offsetting, Department of Political Science, Lund University, Sweden

2013 − 2019

PhD programme in Environmental Science, Lund University, Faculty of Science, Lund, Sweden. PhD thesis title: “Making Blue Carbon: Coastal Ecosystems at the Science-Policy Interface”. Participant ClimBEco (Climate, Biodiversity and Ecosystem services in a changing world) Graduate Research School and mentoring programme 2014 − 2016. Visiting Scholar, Universität Hamburg, April − June 2017

2016 − 2017

Coordinator, interdisciplinary research project on Ecosystem-based Adaptation, Centre for Environmental and Climate Research, Lund University, Sweden

2010 − 2013

Master programme of Applied Climate Strategies. MSc with a major in environmental science with specialisation in applied climate strategies. Lund University, Sweden


Internship at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Secretariat. Bonn, Germany

2007 − 2010

Bachelor Programme in Environmental Social Science with focus on Political Science and Environmental Politics. BSc with a major in Political Science; BSc with a major in Environmental Science with specialisation in Environmental Politics. University of Gothenburg, School of Business, Economics and Law, Gothenburg, Sweden


Thoni, T., Beck, S., Borchers, M., Förster, J., Görl, K., Hahn, A., Mengis, N., Stevenson, A and Thrän, D. 2020. Deployment of Negative Emissions Technologies at the national level: A need for holistic feasibility assessments. Front. Clim. doi: 10.3389/fclim.2020.590305

Thoni, T. 2019. Making Blue Carbon: Coastal Ecosystems at the Science-Policy Interface. Lund: Lund University (Media Tryck)

Thoni, T. & J. E. Livingston (2019) Going beyond science-policy interaction? An analysis of views among intergovernmental panel on climate change actors, Critical Policy Studies, DOI: 10.1080/19460171.2019.1665564

Thoni, T. (ed.). 2017. Ekosystembaserad klimatanpassning: Kunceptualisering och Kunskapsöversyn [Ecosystem-based Adaptation: Conceptualisation and Overview]. CEC Rapport Nr 4. Centrum för miljö- och klimatforskning, Lunds universitet. ISBN 978-91-984349-0-3

Göransson, T. 2016. Blue Carbon and Ecosystem-based Adaptation: Mapping of Arenas. CEC Report No 03. Centre for Environmental and Climate Research, Lund University. ISBN 978-91-981577-7-2

Göransson, T. and Rummukainen, M. 2014. Climate Services: Mapping of Providers and Purveyors in the Netherlands and Sweden. CEC Report No 01. Centre for Environmental and Climate Research, Lund University. ISBN 978-91-981577-3-4