Patrick Toussaint

Project Scientist
+49 331 28822-409


IASS Project

Implementing the Paris Agreement (IPA)

Research Interests

  • International and European Environmental Law & Policy
  • Climate Change
  • Air Quality
  • Sustainable Development

Current Focus

  • International and European Climate Law & Policy
  • Global climate governance after the Paris Agreement
  • Sustainable Development Goals

Curriculum Vitae

  • 2013-2014: Consultant, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), Nairobi, Kenya
  • 2011-2013: Master of Environmental Technology and International Affairs (ETIA), Diplomatic Academy of Vienna and Vienna University of Technology, Austria
  • 2009-2010: Master of Environmental Law and Policy, University College London  (UCL), UK

Selected Publications prior to joining the IASS

  • Toussaint, P. (2012) “Between a rock and a hard place: climate impacts, geoengineering and the precautionary principle”, Environmental Law and Management 24(5), 235-241.

Honors and Awards

  • 2013 Altstoff Recycling Austria – Best Study Award, Vienna, Austria


Patrick Toussaint, Research Associate