Since 2004, Astrid Schulz has been responsible at WGBU for climate and energy. She is co-author of WBGU reports, mainly writing on international climate policy, climate science, planetary guardrails and (energy) system transformation. For many years, she has been following the negotiations of the Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and the IPCC, being part of the German delegation. Before joining WBGU, she was a research associate at the Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research in Potsdam (2001-2004), where she coordinated and carried out projects on atmospheric trace gas measurement (greenhouse gases, CFCs), including in Spitsbergen and on board the research vessel "Polarstern". She previously worked at the Instituto de Estructura de la Materia in Madrid. Astrid Schulz received her doctorate from the Free University of Berlin on ozone depletion in the Arctic and sub-Arctic stratosphere. She studied physics (diploma) at the Georg-August-University in Göttingen.