Clara Leonie Bütow


Mercator Fellowship on International Affairs

Period of the Fellowship

October 2021 - September 2022

Project title

Urban climate adaptation and social justice: how to prepare cities for increasing climate effects whilst protecting against social inequalities

Short biography

Throughout her Mercator fellowship, Clara is focusing on climate adaptation in urban areas, especially looking at the dimension of social justice: how can cities prepare for increasing climate effects and weather extremes, whilst making sure nobody is left behind?
Throughout her MSc in environmental change and management at the University of Oxford, Clara has specialised in climate adaptation and extreme weather response. She has professional experience in social and sustainable business, project management, and is the founder and president of the international environmental nonprofit Impact Revolution.