Florian Lux

Toward a Low Carbon Economy: Sustainable Urban Development in China and Germany in the 21st Century

Florian Lux

Florian Lux

Fellowship
Zukunftsbrücke – Chinese-German Young Professional Campus
Granting institution
Partner institution
Period of the Fellowship
2012
Project
Toward a Low Carbon Economy: Sustainable Urban Development in China and Germany in the 21st Century
Project description

Florian Lux is part of a network of young German and Chinese leaders from all sectors who come together to engage in intensive dialogue and to undergo further professional and intercultural training. The Zukunftsbrücke – Chinese-German Young Professional Campus takes place in alternate years in China and Germany.

Short biography

Florian Lux currently serves as Junior Advisor to the Secretary General at OECD. Prior to this, he worked on sustainability issues at the Executive Office of the UN Secretary-General, where his main task was to support the Global Sustainability Panel, a high-level group consisting of 22 eminent personalities discussing solutions to sustainability challenges in all three dimensions (social, environmental and economic) 25 years after the Brundtland report had drawn global attention to the issue. He was also involved in the preparations for the Rio+20 conference in June 2012. Before that, he worked for the Secretary-General’s Climate Change Support Team as well as for a number of think tanks and consultancies, focusing on energy and other sustainability issues. He graduated with a MA in International Affairs from Sciences Po, specializing in Sustainable Development. Florian also spent time at Columbia University and Cambridge University and completed his undergraduate studies in Political Sciences, Philosophy and International Law in Heidelberg.