Entries by Steffen Fuerst

A Green Investment Impulse for Europe – 12 Recommendations for Green Growth and Successful Energy Transition

The transformations in various sectors required for the energy transition pose major challenges to political, economic and civil society actors: business models need to be reoriented and new technologies developed or implemented. Sustainable decarbonisation, which requires the success of the energy transition, also requires high levels of public and private investment which is difficult in […]

Workshop “Green Corridor – Connecting the EU and the Balkans”

May 23rd 2016 Representation of the European Commission in Croatia,House of Europe, Ulica Augusta Cesarca, Zagreb The EU and the Balkans are becoming ever strongly interwoven. With Croatia being
the newest EU member and Serbia, Albania, the former Yugoslav Republic of
Macedonia (FYROM) and Montenegro being candidate countries, the region is
connecting more closely with the European Union. […]

GREEN-WIN Project Website Launched

The GREEN-WIN project has launched a new website to support knowledge transfer and sharing of resources around “Green Growth and Win-Win Strategies for Sustainable Climate Action”. The GREEN-WIN project is a major international transdisciplinary research collaboration applying a solution-oriented approach targeted at increasing the understanding of links between climate action and sustainability and overcoming implementation […]

Adaptation requires overcoming social conflicts

A Perspective article, published by the Global Climate Forum in the journal Nature Climate Change, highlights that overcoming social conflicts associated to shared resources will be key in adapting to the impacts of climate change. The article shows that decades of research on the commons, resources belonging to or affecting entire communities and most well-known […]

A Green Corridor for Europe – Connecting the EU and the Balkans

The history of Europe is strongly and often dramatically interwoven with that of the Balkans. Presently, the nexus between Europe and the Balkans is acquiring new relevance due to sluggish growth and rising regional disparities across Europe, to diverging national interests exacerbated by the migrant crisis, and to the prospect of the Chinese “one belt, […]

The systemic risk of a late and sudden transition

New working paper in ESRB report Is the international financial system at risk, if policy and markets react too late and too abruptly to climate change? A report, published yesterday by the European Systemic Risk Board (ESRB) “Too late, too sudden: Transition to a low-carbon economy and systemic risk” tries to find answers to this […]