Klaus Eisenack is Professor for Resource Economics at the Faculty of Life Sciences of the Humboldt-University zu Berlin. Before he was Professor for Environmental and Development Economics at the Department for Economics and Statistics at the Carl von Ossietzky University Oldenburg. Already since October 2008, formerly as an assistant professor, he has been leading the research project “Chameleon – Adaptation of Climate Change in the utility sector” funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF). Before he worked as an assistant researcher at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research from 2001 to 2008. His research interests are climate change adaptation, natural resource management, patterns of socio-ecological system change and modelling of political instruments. In 2006 he received a PhD in mathematics at the Free University Berlin.