Claudia Kemfert

In 2016 Prof. Kemfert was appointed by the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety as a member of the German Advisory Council on the Environment. She advised José Manuel Barroso, then President of the European Commission, in a "High level Group on Energy and Climate". Prof. Kemfert was awarded as top German Scientist by the German Research Foundation, Helmholtz and Leibniz Association in 2006. In 2011 she received the Urania Medaille as well as B.A.U.M. Environmental Award for Best Science and got the German-Solar-Award and the Adam-Smith-Award for Market-Based Environmental Policy in 2016. In 2013, she published her book "The battle about electricity" in which she describes the myths of the energy debate.