Wolfram Jörß
Wolfram Jörß
Wolfram Jörß

Wolfram Jörß

Senior Researcher
Energy & Climate

Special Expertise

  • Emission inventories, modelling, projections & reduction measures for Greenhouse gases & air pollutants
  • Assessment on renewable & efficiency technologies
  • Policies and measures on fluorinated gases
  • Energy foresight methodologies

Key Projects

  • Preparation of the EU 2nd Biennial Report under the UNFCCC
  • Implications of changed reporting obligations for the EU ETS and the Greenhouse Gas Inventory by means of the Effort Sharing Decision
  • Climate protection and cogeneration: Current developments in the context of economic conditions and technological progress
  • Preparation of the EU 1st Biennial Report and EU 6th National Communication under the UNFCCC
  • Methodological adaptation of the German GHG emission inventories to the revised „UNFCCC reporting guidelines on annual inventories for Parties included in Annex I to the Convention“
  • Evaluation of the national part of the Climate Initiative (Micro-CHP & Commercial Cooling)
  • European Topic Centre on air pollution and climate change mitigation (F-Gas Reporting & Proxy Inventory)
  • Measures for improving the market penetration of climate-friendly technologies without halogenated substances
  • Impact Assessment for the Revision of the F-Gas Regulation
  • Air quality 2020/2030
  • PAREST – Particle Reduction Strategies
  • Emission scenarios for fine particles
  • Measures to comply with the NEC Directive
  • EFONET – Energy Foresight Network / EURENDEL – European Energy Delphi


  • Since 2011: senior scientist at Öko-Institut
  • 2000 – 2011: senior scientist at the Institute for Futures Studies and Technology Assessment (IZT)
  • 1997 – 2000 scientific staff at the German Federal Environment Agency (UBA)


  • Berlin Technical University: Graduate Degree (Dipl.-Ing.) in Environmental Engineering

Language Skills

  • English (fluent)
  • Russian, French (good knowledge)