Nils Matzner is a doctoral candidate in Science and Technology Studies (STS) at Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt (AAU, Austria). His research focuses on the constitution of an epistemic community of climate engineering research, taking into account the communities’ political influence. He is also interested in sociology of science, research policy, and international relations. He gained a master’s degree in Political Science from RWTH Aachen University. Further, he is web editor of www.climate-engineering.eu.