Clara S Thompson is an American-German freelance journalist, columnist and author currently based in Germany.

She is the editor of the book "Aktionsbuch Verkehrswende" (2021, oekom Verlag) about the current movement for a mobility transition in Germany and gives numerous lectures a year on the topic of media & climate crisis, mobility and traffic transition as well as the transformation of the car industry. A graduate in cultural studies from the University of Leipzig, she is currently enrolled in a post-graduate program in sociology and transformation research at the University of Jena. 

She has received support for her work by the DAAD, the European Journalism Fund, the Heinrich-Böll-Foundation and John Hopkins University (AICGS), among others. Her work has been published in various German and international newspapers such as taz, Klimareporter, watson, Frankfurter Rundschau, Neues Deutschland and Al Jazeera. 

Clara S Thompson

Basic information

Clara S Thompson
Journalist, Author
Climate, Protests, Mobility, Car Culture, Fake News, Hate Speech

Supported projects

Disruptive change? - Radical Climate Activism in Europe

  • Environment

BARCELONA/COTTBUS/ASSEN - Climate terrorism, rebellion, radicalization: increasingly violent words are being thrown around in the debate on climate activism.