Ulrich Eberle

Ulrich Eberle

Project Director, Climate, Environment and Conflict
New York

Crisis Group Role

As Director of the Climate, Environment and Conflict Project, Ulrich Eberle leads the organisation's research, policy prescription and advocacy on climate security risks. Ulrich also oversees the development of a multidisciplinary climate security early warning system that blends climate and social sciences with field research to understand, anticipate and prevent climate security risks.

Professional Background

During his previous roles as Senior Analyst and Postdoctoral Fellow with Princeton University’s Empirical Studies of Conflict Project, Ulrich established Crisis Group’s quantitative work examining the pathways between climate change and deadly conflict. He is a Visiting Fellow at Princeton University and was previously based at the London School of Economics. Ulrich received a PhD in Economics from the University of Lausanne and a Master’s degree in Economic Policy from University College London.

Areas of Expertise

  • Climate security
  • Environment
  • Infrastructure
  • Non-state armed groups
  • Quantitative analysis
  • Early warning


  • English
  • German

In The News

2 Dec 2023
North-South conversation at COP was never going to be easy, but the timing and severity of the [Gaza] war … could distract attention from vital issues. CNN

Ulrich Eberle

Project Director, Climate, Environment and Conflict
28 Nov 2023
It is crucial that politicians and diplomats do not let the crisis in the Middle East distract them from the longer-term risks of climate change. CNA

Ulrich Eberle

Project Director, Climate, Environment and Conflict

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