Achim Maas

Function: 
Head of Coordination and Support Unit
Phone: 
+49 331 28822-355
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About

Curriculum Vitae

  • 2012 – current: Cluster Coordinator at IASS Potsdam
  • 2010-2012: Senior Project manager at adelphi, Berlin, Germany
  • 2006-2010: Project Manager at adelphi, Berlin, Germany
  • 2000-2006: Studying social sciences at Frankfurt am Main (Germany) and Bradford (UK) MA in International Politics and Security Studies

Research Interests:

  • Climate Engineering
  • Global Climate Governance and Foreign Policy
  • Security Studies and Risk Governance
  • Future Studies

Selected Publications

  • Stefan Schäfer, Harald Stelzer, Achim Maas and Mark Lawrence 2014: Earth’s Future in the Anthropocene: Technological Interventions between Piecemeal and Utopian Social Engineering. In: Earths Future, doi: 10.1002/2013EF000190.
  • Maas, Achim, Bodo Balazs, Roger Roffey, Irina Comardicea and Clementine Burnley (eds.) 2014: Global Environmental Change: New Drivers for Resistance, Crime and Terrorism? Baden-Baden: Nomos.
  • Stefan Schäfer, Achim Maas and Peter Irvine 2013: Bridging the Gap in Interdisciplinary Research on Solar Radiation Management. In: Gaia 22/4, p. 242-247.
  • Boucher, Olivier, Piers M. Forster, Nicolas Gruber, Minh Ha-Duong, Mark Lawrence, Timothy M. Lenton, Achim Maas, Naomi E. Vaughan 2013: Climate Engineering Categorization in the Context of Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation. In: WIREs Clim Change 2013. doi: 10.1002/wcc.261.
  • Maas, Achim 2013: Climate Engineering: Research Needed – But for Assessment, Not Deployment. In: AICGS Policy Report 55: Energy and Security Risks: A Transatlantic Comparison. Washington, DC: American Institute for Contemporary German Studies, pp. 23-29.
  • Schäfer, S., P. Irvine, A.-M. Hubert, D. Reichwein, S. Low, H. Stelzer, A. Maas and M.G. Lawrence. 2013. Field tests of solar climate engineering. Nature Climate Change 3, p. 766, doi:10.1038/nclimate1987
  • Brzoska, Michael, P. Michael Link, Achim Maas and Jürgen Scheffran (eds.) 2012: Geoengineering: An Issue for Peace and Security? Special Issue of the Journal Security and Peace, Volume 30 No. 4.
  • Falko Brede, Achim Maas, Martina Peters, Joachim Reischl, Sabrina Schulz, Jana Stöver, Bernadett Weinzierl and Thilo Wiertz: Geoengineering und Klimaschutz – ein Plädoyer für transparente Forschung und kritische Debatte. Berlin: stiftung neue verantwortung (2012)
  • Maas, Achim: Konfliktpotentiale von Climate Engineering, Wissenschaft und Frieden 3/2012, 35-38, 2012.
  • Achim Maas, Michael Brzoska, Michael Link, Götz Neuneck and Jürgen Scheffran 2012: Direkte Eingriffe ins Klima. Eine friedenspolitische Herausforderung? Tagung am KlimaCampus Hamburg, 10./11. November 2011. In: Wissenschaft und Frieden 2012:1.
  • Achim Maas and Alexander Carius 2012: Territorial Integrity and Sovereignty: Climate Change and Security in the Pacific. In: Jürgen Scheffran, Michael Brzoska, Hans-Günter Brauch, P. Michael Link, Janpeter Schilling (eds): Climate Change, Human Security and Violent Conflict. Hexagon Series Vol. VIII. Berlin: Springer, 651-666.
  • Steffen W. Allhoff, Sebastian K. Buciak and Achim Maas (eds) 2011: Globales Rapa Nui? Frieden und Sicherheit im Zeichen des Klimawandels. Göttingen: Optimus Verlag.
  • Tänzler, Dennis, Achim Maas and Alexander Carius 2010: Climate change adaptation and peace. In: Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews Climate Change 1:5, 741-750.
  • Comardicea, Irina and Achim Maas 2010: Contextual Instability: The Making and Unmaking of Environment. Paper presented at the conference "Security in Futures - Security in Change", 3-4 June 2010, Turku, Finland.