Romain Weikmans is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Centre for Studies on Sustainable Development of the Université Libre de Bruxelles / Free University of Brussels (Belgium). He is currently involved in the KLIMOS-ACROPOLIS inter-university consortium that aims at providing policy support to the Belgian Development Cooperation regarding the environmental and climate change dimensions of the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

Romain is also a Lecturer at the Solvay Brussels School of Economics & Management where he teaches the course “Management and Sustainable Development: Constraints and Opportunities.”

In 2015-16, Romain was a Postdoctoral Researcher at Brown University’s Climate and Development Lab (Providence, RI, USA) under the supervision of Prof. J. Timmons Roberts and a Fellow of the Belgian American Educational Foundation. Romain was a Visiting Ph.D. Candidate at the Environmental Change Institute (Oxford University) and at the Institute for Environment and Human Security (United Nations University). During his Ph.D., he conducted field work in Vietnam and Cambodia. Romain has written various academic papers and a book on climate change adaptation (Collection Repères – Editions La Découverte).

Selected Publications

  • Ciplet, D., Adams, K., Weikmans, R., & Roberts, J.T. (2018), The Transformative Capability of Transparency in Global Environmental Governance, Global Environmental Politics, Online first.
  • Gewirtzman, J., Natson, S., Richards, J.-A., Hoffmeister, V., Durand, A., Weikmans, R., Huq, S., & Roberts, J.T. (2018), Financing loss and damage: reviewing options under the Warsaw International Mechanism, Climate Policy, DOI: 10.1080/14693062.2018.1450724.