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Institute Welcomes Journalist in Residence Rachel Waldholz

WALDHOLZThe MPIWG is very pleased to welcome Rachel Waldholz, who joins Department I as a Journalist in Residence from November 2019 to January 2020. She is a radio journalist and podcast producer focused on climate change, energy and the environment. 

Rachel's work has appeared on US radio programs including NPR’s Morning Edition and All Things Considered, PRI’s The World and Marketplace. She previously covered energy and the environment for Alaska Public Media in Anchorage, where she was part of the team that produced the podcasts Midnight Oil, on the history of Alaska’s oil industry, and The Big Thaw, on the impacts of climate change. She also co-produced the documentary film A Confused War. In 2018-2019, Waldholz was a Robert Bosch Foundation Fellow, exploring German and European climate policy. During her time at the MPIWG, she will be digging into the history of past energy transitions, and what they can teach us about today.

During her time at the MPIWG, Rachel will research the history of past energy transitions, and what they can teach us about the effort to decarbonize the global energy system today. Those at the Institute will find Rachel in room 236 or can email her at rwaldholz@mpiwg-berlin.mpg.de.