Pauline Riousset

Dr. Pauline Riousset

  • Büro für Technikfolgen-Abschätzung beim Deutschen Bundestag (TAB)
    Neue Schönhauser Straße 10
    10178 Berlin

Current positions

Fields of work

  • Environment
  • Resources
  • Sustainability
  • Digitalization

Professional background

2016 - 2019 Researcher at the Institute for Ecological Economy Research (IÖW). Topics: interface between social and environmental policy, sustainable supply chain management, policies to reduce plastic waste, sustainable consumption policies
2013 - 2015 Research fellow and researcher at the Mercator Research Institute on Global Commons and Climate Change, member of the UNEP-MCC collaborative research initiative on the future of global environmental assessment-making (FOGEAM)
2011 - 2016 PhD in political sciences at the Freie Universität Berlin on “Transdisciplinary venues of scientific knowledge in public policy-making: challenges and opportunities”
2009 - 2011 Double degree in “Environmental Sciences and Policies” at SciencesPo Paris (M.A.) and at the UPMC - Sorbonne Universités (M.Sc.)
2006 - 2009 Double degree in “Natural and Social Sciences” at SciencesPo Paris (B.A.) and at the UPMC - Sorbonne Universités (B.Sc.)

Selected publications

Riousset, P.; Flachsland, C.; Kowarsch, M. (2017)
Global environmental assessments: Impact mechanisms. Environmental science & policy, 77, p. 260-267

Kowarsch, M.; Garard, J.; Riousset, P.; Lenzi, D.; Dorsch, M. J.; Knopf, B.; Edenhofer, O. et. al. (2016)
Scientific assessments to facilitate deliberative policy learning. Palgrave Communications, 2(1), p. 16092

Kowarsch, M.; Jabbour, J.; Flachsland, C.; Kok, M. T.; Watson, R.; Haas, P. M.; Riousset, P. et. al. (2017)
A road map for global environmental assessments. Nature Climate Change, 7(6), p. 379

Kowarsch, M.; Flachsland, C.; Garard, J.; Jabbour, J.; Riousset, P. (2017)
The treatment of divergent viewpoints in global environmental assessments. Environmental Science & Policy, 77, p. 225-234


Riousset, P.; Kehl, C.
Resilienz kritischer Infrastrukturen - TA-Beratung für den Bundestag
2023. TA23. Infrastrukturen der Zukunft: Wie kann TA anstehende Transformationen begleiten? (2023), Vienna, Austria, June 5–6, 2023 
Kehl, C.; Albrecht, S.; Riousset, P.; Sauter, A.
Challenges of scientific policy advice in shaping societal transformation
2022. 5th European Technology Assessment Conference (ETAC5 2022), Karlsruhe, Germany, July 25–27, 2022 
Journal Articles