Luka De Bruyckere holds a MA degree in Moral Sciences from the Ghent University. She graduated cum laude with a MA thesis on Ethics and Climate Change. An analysis of three approaches in ethical theory concerning the allocation of emission rights. She also completed a joint MA programme in Global Studies at the Leipzig University and the University of Vienna with a MA thesis on Climate Migration as Political Ammunition: The Political Use of the Academic Climate Migration Debate by the Greens/European Free Alliance in the European Parliament.
She completed a Blue Book Traineeship at the European Commission’s Directorate General for Climate Action (DG CLIMA), as part of the policy team responsible for the revision of the Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) Directive. She continued to work in the same field as Policy Assistant at Environmental NGO Transport & Environment (T&E), where she coordinated and co-authored Gaining Altitude – An analysis of the aviation EU ETS 2013-2015. Currently she is related to the Hugo Observatory on Environmental Migration (University of Liège) as Research Assistant. In this capacity she supports the activities of the Horizon 2020 Environmental Diplomacy and Geopolitics (EDGE) project, a partnership with the University of Economics Bratislava and Sciences Po Paris. Whenever possible she travels over land instead of by air.Luka De Bruyckere