Jürgen Trittin is an Advisor to ORG’s Sustainable Security Programme. He is a member of the German Bundestag, where he chairs the Parliamentary Group of the Alliance ‘90/Green Party. From 1998-2005 he served as Federal Minister for the Environment. In this position he was responsible for the decision to abandon the use of nuclear power by 2020. From 1990 to 1994 he was the Lower Saxony Minister for Federal and European Affairs and the Head of the Lower Saxony State Mission to the Federal Government.