Nicolas Schmid is currently finalizing his PhD thesis in the Energy Politics Group at ETH Zurich. His research focuses on how technological change affects the politics and policymaking processes in the energy sector. Generally, he is interested in questions related to the political feasibility of ambitious climate action. His work is published in leading academic journals such as Climate Policy and Policy Studies Journal. After his PhD, he will continue his work at the Energy Politics Group as a Postdoctoral Researcher.