Jahel Mielke

Green Growth



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Jahel Mielke is a researcher and PhD student in the Green Growth process of the Global Climate Forum. She examines stakeholder processes concerning the shift to a low-carbon economy in Europe. Her special focus lies on the role of institutional investors in the energy transition, merging concepts of stakeholder involvement and game theory.

An economist and journalist by training, Jahel previously worked for the national newspaper “Der Tagesspiegel” dealing with economic issues such as trade and financial markets and the labour market. Having studied in Cologne, Bordeaux and Potsdam, she holds a diploma in economics and political science as well as a degree in journalism from the Cologne School of Journalism.


Current Projects

Energy Transition

Sustainability Skills

Navigation System for the Energy Transition (ENavi)



Journal Articles:

Mielke, J., Vermaßen, H., Ellenbeck, S., Milan, B. F., & Jaeger, C. (2016). Stakeholder involvement in sustainability science—A critical view. Energy Research & Social Science, 17, 71-81.


Working Papers:

Mielke, J., Vermaßen, H., Ellenbeck, S. (2106). Concepts of Stakeholder Involvement in Science Evidence from Sustainability Research. GCF Working Paper Nr. 2

Mielke, J., Steudle, G. A. (2017). Green investment and coordination failure: An investors’ perspective. GCF Working Paper Nr. 1.


GCF Reports:

Mangalagiu, D., Meissner, F., Mielke, J., Jaeger C. (2016). A Green Corridor for Europe: Connecting the EU and the Balkans.

Mielke, J, Zimmermann, H., Vermaßen, H., Retzlaff, N., Burck, J. (2016). Grüner Investitionsschub in Europa. Zwölf Empfehlungen für eine erfolgreiche Energiewende.

Mielke, J, Zimmermann, H., Wolf, V., Vermaßen, H., Retzlaff, N., Burck, J., Bals, C. (2016). Governance und Geschäftsmodelle für die Transformation: Elf Thesen zur Energiewende.

Jaeger C.C. Fürst S. Mielke J. Schütze F. Steudle G.A. Wolf S. (2015). STOEMSys—Towards a Sustainability Transition Open Economic Modelling System.Final Report Global Climate Forum Berlin.

Battaglini, A., Haas, A., Jaeger, C., Mielke, J. (2015). Integrated Risk Toolbox. Ein Werkzeugkasten für den Umgang mit integrierten Risiken.

Jaeger, C.C., Schütze, F., Mielke, J., Steudle, G., Wolf, S., Fürst, S., Mangalagiu, D., Meißner, F., Paroussos, L. (2015). Investment-oriented climate policy: An opportunity for Europe. Analysis of growth and employment effects of an EU climate target of 50% in 2030.



GCF @ COP23 in Bonn: discussing green growth and how to turn climate risks into opportunities

The Global Climate Forum e.V., the University of Zurich and IIASA, together with partners from...

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GCF and the DOLFINS Consortium replied to the EU consultation on Sustainable Finance

The EU High-level expert group (HLEG) on Sustainable Finance has invited all citizens to provide...


Green investment and coordination failure: An investors' perspective

The goal to keep global warming well below 2°C can only be achieved if private investors shift...

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