Financial Risks, Green Growth and Jobs

May 3-4, 2012
World Trade Centre, Barcelona, Spain

Challenges to Global Systems Science:
From Climate Change to Market Governance

The conference is organised by:

Global Systems Dynamics and Policy (GSDP)
Global Climate Forum (GCF)
Integrated Risk Governance Project (IRGP)


The global financial crisis has posed an additional challenge to the governance of global systems. While the economic progress in many emerging economies is continuing, debt-laden countries, especially in Southern Europe, feel stuck in a global financial system outside their control. Populations are facing mass unemployment and public unrest is rising. There is also a notable reaction within the western economies against a perceived unfair distribution of wealth and the fact that global environmental risks are left unattended. Read more