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  • Senior Fellow, International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD)

Thomas Brewer is a Senior Fellow at the International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD).

He also a Schöller Foundation Research Fellow at Friedrich-Alexander Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg in Germany, and a periodic Visiting Business Fellow at Oxford University’s Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment. He is an Associate Fellow of the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS) in Brussels, and an emeritus faculty member of Georgetown University in Washington, DC.

He was a Lead Author for the Fifth Assessment Review of the Inter-governmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Working Group III, and a member of the Panel of Experts for the Environmental Assessment of the North American Free Trade Agreement.

Thomas’s research focuses on the intersections of climate change issues with international trade, technology transfer and investment issues.

His publications include numerous articles in journals, including Climate Policy and Energy Policy. He is the editor and author of the introduction to a symposium on the intersection of international trade issues and climate trade issues in the refereed journal The World Economy.

In 2014, he published he book “The United States in a Warming World: The Political Economy of Government, Business, and Public Responses to Climate Change“. He has also written book chapters published by the Brookings Institution, Cambridge University Press, Oxford University Press and other leading publishers.