Solveig Aamodt is currently a researcher and PhD candidate at CICERO Center for International Climate and Environmental Research – Oslo. From May 2017 she will also be a researcher at ARENA Centre for European Studies. She holds an MA in Political Science from the University of Oslo, Norway and has been a visiting researcher at the University of Brasilia, Brazil. Aamodt's PhD project is financed by the Centre for International Climate and Energy Policy (CICEP), and her research focuses on comparative analyses of climate policies in large developing countries, mainly Brazil and India. Her main research interests include domestic and international climate and energy policies, with a special focus on the BASIC countries (Brazil, South Africa, India, and China).