Marcus Ernst

Marcus D. Ernst


  • MA and PhD in Bavarian history. [1]


Marcus D. Ernst is a lawyer and historian. He studied law and History from 1989 to 1993 in Passau. He has worked as a self-employed lawyer in the areas of civil and contract law, real estate law, corporate law, business succession and inheritance. [1], [2]

He is also the president of Peutinger Collegium, a group that describes itself as “an association [of] socially engaged and liberal-oriented Citizens.” [3]

Stance on Climate Change

[Pending further investigation.]

Key Quotes

[Pending further investigation.]

Key Deeds

November 30 - December 1, 2012

Marcus Ernst was a speaker (PDF) at the Eighth International Conference on Climate Change (ICCC-8)/Fifth International Conference on Climate and Energy (ICCE-5) sponsored by both the Heartland Institute and the European Institute for Climate and Energy (EIKE). [4]

April 21, 2008

Marcus D. Ernst spoke at an event titled “Der Klimawandel, die Natur und die Geschichte: Was wir aus der Vergangenheit für Schlüsse ziehen könn(t)en,” roughly translated as ” Climate Change, Nature and History: What We Learned From the Past for Conclusions.” Others attending the conference included German zoologist and climate change skeptic Joseph Reichholf. [5]



Marcus D. Ernst appears to have published some articles in the area of Bavarian History. For example:

  •  RBl. 1807, Sp. 97. Zur Adelsrechtsreform 1806/07 u.a. Marcus D. Ernst, Der bayerische Adel und das moderne Bayern. Die Gesetzgebung und Debatte über die persönlichen Privilegien des in Bayern immatrikulierten Adels (1808-1818). Masch. Diss. Universität Passau 2002, S. 11-32.


  1. Brief Introduction,” FWG. Accessed November 29, 2012.

  2. “Das Präsidium des Peutinger- Collegiums” (PDF), Peutinger Collegium.

  3. The Peutinger Collegium - Mission” (PDF), retrieved from  Translated with Google.

  4. “8th International Conference on Climate Change (ICCC-8): V International Conference on Climate and Energy (ICCE-5). Hotel Bayerischer Hof, Munich, November 30 – December 1, 2012” (PDF) retrieved from on November 24, 2012.

  5. Speeches at the Peutinger college from 1999 to 2010 by year. Retrieved from, November 29, 2012.

  6. IMPRINT,” Peutinger Collegium. Accessed November 29, 2012.


California Governor Jerry Brown used the occasion of his fourth inaugural address to propose an ambitious new clean energy target for the state: 50% renewable energy by 2030.

“We are at a crossroads,” Brown said in announcing the proposal, according to Climate Progress. “The challenge is to build for the future, not steal from it, to live within our means and to keep California ever golden and creative.”

Already the leader in installed solar...

read more