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Stakeholder Dialogues

Sea Level Rise and Decision Making

Agent-based Modeling and Economic Theory

Sustainability Transitions

Current News & Events

How ecological Value Chains Can Help Societies Tackle the Coronavirus Crisis

The coronavirus pandemic has cast a spotlight on the vulnerability of global value chains. Sustainable value chains at the regional level could…

GCF @ European Week of Regions and Cities „Trusted Policy-Making in the Digital Era", Brussels (07.-10.10.2019)

On 8 October 2019, Dr. Sarah Wolf, senior researcher in GCF’s Green Growth process, presented the „Decision Theatre – a process for communication, research, and decision support“ at the European Week of Regions and Cities...

UNECE Sustainability Energy Week, Geneva (25.-27.09.2019)

As part of UNECE's 28th session of the Committee on Sustainable Energy GCF has been invited to present an interactive session on its mobile Decision Theatre. Within an interactive session partners from...

CSH Workshop, Vienna (12.-13.09.2019)

At the CSH Sustainability and Complexity workshop in Vienna GCF Chairman, Prof. Carlo Jaeger, spoke on the need of a major transition in the evolution of global institutions regarding sustainability...

The IPCC new special report "The Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate" warns of the dramatic consequences of sea-level rise

In its new special report, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) warns of the dramatic consequences of sea-level rise. PD…

GeSI publishes landmark report "Digital with Purpose: Delivering a SMARTer2030"

The Global Enabling Sustainability Initiative (GeSI), an institutional member of GCF, and Deloitte have launched a landmark report on "Digital…

ASU Global Futures Laboratory response to the IPCC Special Report on Climate Change and Land

The IPCC special report on Climate Change and Land has been published in August 2019. The report was written by 107 leading scientists from…

DECISION THEATER @ENavi SUMMER SCHOOL 2019

With 60 other participants in a Decision Theater conducted by the Global Climate Forum (GCF) in Potsdam, Jack was able to explore and discuss the complex decisions people make when they decide which mobility type to use...

GCF has been awarded the Ralf-Dahrendorf-Prize for the European Research Area by Minister Karliczek

GCF has been awarded the Ralf-Dahrendorf-Prize for the European Research Area by Minister Karliczek

How ecological Value Chains Can Help Societies Tackle the Coronavirus Crisis

The coronavirus pandemic has cast a spotlight on the vulnerability of global value chains. Sustainable value chains at the regional level could…

GCF @ European Week of Regions and Cities „Trusted Policy-Making in the Digital Era", Brussels (07.-10.10.2019)

On 8 October 2019, Dr. Sarah Wolf, senior researcher in GCF’s Green Growth process, presented the „Decision Theatre – a process for communication, research, and decision support“ at the European Week of Regions and Cities...

UNECE Sustainability Energy Week, Geneva (25.-27.09.2019)

As part of UNECE's 28th session of the Committee on Sustainable Energy GCF has been invited to present an interactive session on its mobile Decision Theatre. Within an interactive session partners from...

CSH Workshop, Vienna (12.-13.09.2019)

At the CSH Sustainability and Complexity workshop in Vienna GCF Chairman, Prof. Carlo Jaeger, spoke on the need of a major transition in the evolution of global institutions regarding sustainability...

The IPCC new special report "The Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate" warns of the dramatic consequences of sea-level rise

In its new special report, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) warns of the dramatic consequences of sea-level rise. PD…

GeSI publishes landmark report "Digital with Purpose: Delivering a SMARTer2030"

The Global Enabling Sustainability Initiative (GeSI), an institutional member of GCF, and Deloitte have launched a landmark report on "Digital…

ASU Global Futures Laboratory response to the IPCC Special Report on Climate Change and Land

The IPCC special report on Climate Change and Land has been published in August 2019. The report was written by 107 leading scientists from…

DECISION THEATER @ENavi SUMMER SCHOOL 2019

With 60 other participants in a Decision Theater conducted by the Global Climate Forum (GCF) in Potsdam, Jack was able to explore and discuss the complex decisions people make when they decide which mobility type to use...

How ecological Value Chains Can Help Societies Tackle the Coronavirus Crisis

The coronavirus pandemic has cast a spotlight on the vulnerability of global value chains. Sustainable value chains at the regional level could…

GCF @ European Week of Regions and Cities „Trusted Policy-Making in the Digital Era", Brussels (07.-10.10.2019)

On 8 October 2019, Dr. Sarah Wolf, senior researcher in GCF’s Green Growth process, presented the „Decision Theatre – a process for communication, research, and decision support“ at the European Week of Regions and Cities...

UNECE Sustainability Energy Week, Geneva (25.-27.09.2019)

As part of UNECE's 28th session of the Committee on Sustainable Energy GCF has been invited to present an interactive session on its mobile Decision Theatre. Within an interactive session partners from...

CSH Workshop, Vienna (12.-13.09.2019)

At the CSH Sustainability and Complexity workshop in Vienna GCF Chairman, Prof. Carlo Jaeger, spoke on the need of a major transition in the evolution of global institutions regarding sustainability...

The IPCC new special report "The Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate" warns of the dramatic consequences of sea-level rise

In its new special report, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) warns of the dramatic consequences of sea-level rise. PD…

GeSI publishes landmark report "Digital with Purpose: Delivering a SMARTer2030"

The Global Enabling Sustainability Initiative (GeSI), an institutional member of GCF, and Deloitte have launched a landmark report on "Digital…

ASU Global Futures Laboratory response to the IPCC Special Report on Climate Change and Land

The IPCC special report on Climate Change and Land has been published in August 2019. The report was written by 107 leading scientists from…

DECISION THEATER @ENavi SUMMER SCHOOL 2019

With 60 other participants in a Decision Theater conducted by the Global Climate Forum (GCF) in Potsdam, Jack was able to explore and discuss the complex decisions people make when they decide which mobility type to use...

Latest Publications

Coastal protection can significantly reduce migration from sea-level rise

Protecting densely populated coastal areas, such as river deltas or megacities, from sea-level rise with dikes and seawalls will likely limit…

New GCF Working Paper (02/21): The Decision Theatre Triangle for societal challenges

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The Decision Theatre Triangle for societal challenges To support discussions about the challenge of a sustainable mobility transition between…

New publication: The European Green Deal – More Than Climate Neutrality

The European Green Deal - More Than Climate Neutrality The European Green Deal aims at climate neutrality for Europe by 2050, implying a signifi…

Integrating new sea‐level scenarios into coastal risk and adaptation assessments: An ongoing process

The release of new and updated sea‐level rise (SLR) information, such as from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Assessment…

Unravelling the Importance of Uncertainties in Global-Scale Coastal Flood Risk Assessments under Sea Level Rise

Global scale assessments of coastal flood damage and adaptation costs under 21st century sea-level rise are associated with a wide range of uncertainties,…

Sea level rise up to four times global average for coastal communities

Coastal populations are experiencing relative sea-level rise up to four times faster than the global average – according to new research from…

New working paper: The European Green Deal, More than climate neutrality

The European Green Deal - More than climate neutrality The European Green Deal aims at climate neutrality of Europe by 2050, implying…

What drives relocation policies in the Maldives?

The predominant responses to rising sea levels are in situ adaptations. However, increasing rates of sea-level rise will render ex situ adaptations—in…

A framework for assessing the potential effectiveness of adaptation policies: Coastal risks and sea-level rise in the Maldives

Effective policies that integrate climate change considerations are crucial for successful adaptation to increasing climate risks. While there…

Coastal protection can significantly reduce migration from sea-level rise

Protecting densely populated coastal areas, such as river deltas or megacities, from sea-level rise with dikes and seawalls will likely limit…

New GCF Working Paper (02/21): The Decision Theatre Triangle for societal challenges

/
The Decision Theatre Triangle for societal challenges To support discussions about the challenge of a sustainable mobility transition between…

New publication: The European Green Deal – More Than Climate Neutrality

The European Green Deal - More Than Climate Neutrality The European Green Deal aims at climate neutrality for Europe by 2050, implying a signifi…

Integrating new sea‐level scenarios into coastal risk and adaptation assessments: An ongoing process

The release of new and updated sea‐level rise (SLR) information, such as from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Assessment…

Unravelling the Importance of Uncertainties in Global-Scale Coastal Flood Risk Assessments under Sea Level Rise

Global scale assessments of coastal flood damage and adaptation costs under 21st century sea-level rise are associated with a wide range of uncertainties,…

Sea level rise up to four times global average for coastal communities

Coastal populations are experiencing relative sea-level rise up to four times faster than the global average – according to new research from…

New working paper: The European Green Deal, More than climate neutrality

The European Green Deal - More than climate neutrality The European Green Deal aims at climate neutrality of Europe by 2050, implying…

What drives relocation policies in the Maldives?

The predominant responses to rising sea levels are in situ adaptations. However, increasing rates of sea-level rise will render ex situ adaptations—in…

Coastal protection can significantly reduce migration from sea-level rise

Protecting densely populated coastal areas, such as river deltas or megacities, from sea-level rise with dikes and seawalls will likely limit…

New GCF Working Paper (02/21): The Decision Theatre Triangle for societal challenges

/
The Decision Theatre Triangle for societal challenges To support discussions about the challenge of a sustainable mobility transition between…

New publication: The European Green Deal – More Than Climate Neutrality

The European Green Deal - More Than Climate Neutrality The European Green Deal aims at climate neutrality for Europe by 2050, implying a signifi…

Integrating new sea‐level scenarios into coastal risk and adaptation assessments: An ongoing process

The release of new and updated sea‐level rise (SLR) information, such as from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Assessment…

Unravelling the Importance of Uncertainties in Global-Scale Coastal Flood Risk Assessments under Sea Level Rise

Global scale assessments of coastal flood damage and adaptation costs under 21st century sea-level rise are associated with a wide range of uncertainties,…

Sea level rise up to four times global average for coastal communities

Coastal populations are experiencing relative sea-level rise up to four times faster than the global average – according to new research from…

New working paper: The European Green Deal, More than climate neutrality

The European Green Deal - More than climate neutrality The European Green Deal aims at climate neutrality of Europe by 2050, implying…

What drives relocation policies in the Maldives?

The predominant responses to rising sea levels are in situ adaptations. However, increasing rates of sea-level rise will render ex situ adaptations—in…

PROCESSES

Adaptation and Social Learning

Support climate change adaptation through the analysis of actors, networks, institutions, decisions, risks and opportunities involved in the process of adaptation

GREEN GROWTH

Investigate the complex dynamics of rule evolution and equilibrium selection to identify win-win options that achieve emissions reductions while overcoming poverty and unemployment.

Integrated Risk Governance

Provide insights on how government structures can be improved for tackling large-scale
synergistic risks.

NETWORK